California Physical Fitness Test (PFT)

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2017-18 Calendar

September 2017

7

2017-18 Coordinator Designation Form becomes available on the California PFT Web site at http://www.pftdata.org. 2016-17 passwords are deactivated.


8

Final PFT student scored data file is available from the California PFT Web site secure District Portal at http://www.pftdata.org/. This file includes all data submissions and corrections made through August 31, 2018.


November 2017

1

2017-18 PFT Coordinator Designation Forms due.


January 2018

Suggested activities for January:

Conduct meetings or trainings to prepare site administrators, physical education leads, and teachers in the proper administration of the PFT to all students in grades five, seven, and nine.

Ensure data collection forms are ready and distributed to the schools.

Download and distribute resources that help to communicate about the PFT (e.g., PowerPoint, parent/guardian brochures, newsletter insert). Resources are available at http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/pf/overview.asp.

Note: Later testing dates may allow for conducting these activities later in the year.

Webinar for PFT Coordinators that provides an overview of key dates and what's new for the 2017-18 PFT, scheduled 3:30-4:30 p.m. Includes question and answer session.

 

To register for the Webinar copy and paste the following link in your Web browser https://scoe-csapa.webex.com/scoe-csapa/onstage/g.php?MTID=ea37a46009c4df2527204fcdadc8a73f3


25

Webinar for PFT Coordinators that provides an overview of key dates and what's new for the 2017-18 PFT, scheduled 3:30-4:30 p.m. Includes question and answer session.

 Registration here:

https://scoe-csapa.webex.com/scoe-csapa/onstage/g.php?MTID=ec9d989189eee13ec07930a229d7abe0b.


February 2018

1

PFT administration window opens. Begin administering the PFT and collecting data.

California PFT Web site secure District Portal at http://www.pftdata.org/ opens for PFT data submissions. Data correction window opens within 24 hours after data is submitted.


March 2018

Suggested activities for March:

Check for updated PFT resources on the CDE PFT Program Resources Web page at http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/pf/pftresources.asp and on the California PFT Resources Web page at http://www.pftdata.org/resources.aspx.

Ensure all PFT data are received from schools in time to enter the student data, or prepare a student data file, and submit data to the state PFT contractor by the June 30, 2018 deadline.

Upload a file or enter data via the California PFT Web site secure District Portal at http://www.pftdata.org/. Review submitted data and make corrections to errors and warnings.

Note: Later testing dates may allow for conducting these activities later in the year.


May 2018

31

PFT administration window closes.


June 2018

Suggested activities for June:

Review submitted data and make corrections to any remaining errors and warnings.

Schedule a debrief meeting with site administrators and physical education leads to determine areas for future improvements in the administration of the PFT.


30

California PFT Web site secure District Portal at http://www.pftdata.org/ closes for PFT data submissions and corrections. Data correction is temporarily unavailable until the second and final data correction window opens on July 7, 2018.


July 2018

6

Preliminary PFT student scored data file is available from the California PFT Web site secure District Portal at http://www.pftdata.org/.


7

Second and final PFT data correction window opens and continues through August 31, 2018.


August 2018

Suggested activities for August:

Review PFT data and correct any errors and warnings remaining in the data by the August 31, 2018 deadline.

Download and review the preliminary PFT student scored data file that was made available on July 6, 2018. This data file is only available to Coordinators that submitted data by June 30, 2018 and does not include any corrections made after July 7, 2018.


1

Preliminary PFT school, district, county, and state summary reports available from the California PFT Web site secure District Portal at http://www.pftdata.org/.


31

PFT data correction and preview windows close.


September 2018

7

2017-18 PFT passwords deactivated and 2018-19 PFT Coordinator Designation form becomes available for submission.


25

Final PFT school, district, county, and state summary reports available from the California PFT Web site secure District Portal at http://www.pftdata.org/.


October 2018

PFT Annual Public Release. Exact date to be determined.

Final PFT school, district, county, and state summary reports available from the California PFT Web site secure District Portal at http://www.pftdata.org/ and from the California Department of Education (CDE) DataQuest Web page at http://dq.cde.ca.gov/dataquest/. Exact date to be determined.

PFT data preview of school, district, county, and state summary reports and research files available through the CDE PFT Preview Web page at http://preview.cde.ca.gov/pft/logon.asp. Exact date to be determined.


February 2019

Deadline for posting of School Accountability Report Card (SARC) on local Web site.

Deadline for posting of School Accountability Report Card (SARC) on local Web site.