PACE Testing Grades 2-5

  • Elementary Testing for the Program of Accelerated Curriculum and Enrichment (PACE) Grades 2-5

     All Second Graders will be screened for PACE in February 2019 using the Cognitive Abilities Test. More information will follow in January 2019.  Parents of second graders who are eligible for further PACE testing based on the Cognitive Abilities Test and/or local assessments will be notified at the end of February. Testing will qualify students for the following 2019-2020 classes:

         3rd Grade PACE Mathematics 

         3rd Grade PACE Reading

    In March 2019, the PACE Office will host testing for currently enrolled 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students.  Students in Grades 3-5 may be recommended for testing by their teacher and/or parent. The deadline for a parent to request PACE Testing is Friday, January 11, 2019. This testing, which will include the CogAT 7 and subtests from the Iowa Assessments.  Testing will qualify elementary students for participation in one of the following 2019-2020 classes:

          4th and 5th grade PACE Mathematics

          4th and 5th grade PACE Reading

          6th grade Fast Paced Mathematics

          6th grade Fast Paced Language Arts


    Please Note – Students currently in PACE Program Classes do not need to re-test for 2019-2020


    Students currently attending a private school and/or home schooled, but reside in the District 200 Attendance Area, are also eligible for PACE Program Testing. 

    Testing will take place at each elementary school around the first or second week of March, and will be scheduled around mandatory PARCC testing.  Parents who register their students by the Friday, January 11, 2019 deadline will be notified by mail about specific testing dates & times prior to testing. 

    Parent Testing Referral Forms can be found on the District 200 website Parent Referral Forms

     Please contact the District 200 PACE Office at (630) 682-2024 or email with any questions.