Badger 3-8 Exam

A.K.A Smarter Balanced

Exam Info

The "Badger" is a test for all students in grades 3-8 in Wisconsin. 9th and 10th graders take the ACT Explore and the 11th graders take the ACT.

Testing window is March 30-May 22.

HSSD Schedule

Here is the link to Andrea's Badger schedule. Click Here


At some point in January/February we will have to have the accommodations identified for all students. The DPI Badger link above has presentations on accommodations and what they all mean.

Accommodation Guidelines - Click Here for Document

  • All students get the Universal Tools (however we can take some tools off).
  • All students have access to the Designated Supports if recommended by teacher or team.
  • Students with a 504 or IEP have access to the Accommodations as long as they are listed in the IEP.

Accommodation Matrix - Click Here