Laurens County School District No. 55 will be a system of excellence and equity in educational practices for each learner.
Sanders Middle School will strive to provide all learners with opportunities to achieve academic and personal excellence. 
Band Instrument Testing
March 31, 2015
5:00-7:30 PM
Laurens District High School Band Room
Fifth-grade students interested in joining band in 6th grade need to attend Instrument Selection Night on March 31.  Trained professionals will evaluate students' interests and abilities.  Students will try to play various instruments to determine what instrument is best suited for them.  Drop by the LDHS band room between 5:00 and 7:30 PM.  Contact Rebekah Hinton with questions. (rhinton@laurens55.org)
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ACT Aspire Spring 2015 Test Administration Schedule

Grades 3 – 8


Time Limit

April 28 (Tuesday)



English 3-5

English 6-8

30 min., grades 3 - 8

30 min., grades 3 -5

35 min., grades 6 - 8

April 29 (Wednesday)


60 min., grades 3 - 8

April 30 (Thursday)


55 min., grades 3 - 5

60 min., grades 6 & 7

65 min., grade 8

May 1 (Friday) 


55 min., grades 3 - 8

Make-up Testing through May 13


SC PASS Spring 2015 Test Administration Schedule

Grades 4 - 8

Paper/Pencil Administration

Online Administration


May 7 (Thursday)

May 7 – May 22

Social Studies

May 8  (Friday)

May 8 – May 22

Make-up Testing

Through May 15



NCSC and SC-Alt Spring 2015 Test Administration Schedule

March 2 – April 24

SC-Alt Science and Social Studies

Grades 4 - 8

March 30  - May 15

NCSC ELA and Math

Grades 3 – 8 and Grade 11


  • Students who have significant cognitive disabilities are assessed using an Alternate Assessment on Alternate Achievement Standards will participate in the National Center and State Collaborative (NCSC) Alternate Assessment in English Language Arts and Mathematics and the South Carolina Alternate Assessment (SC-Alt) in Science and Social Studies.




ACCESS for ELLs Spring 2015 Test Administration Schedule

February 17 – March 30

Grades K – 12


  • Limited English proficient students will be administered the ACCESS assessment through the World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment (WIDA) Consortium. 

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