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FCAT Schedule 2014

  • Reading and Mathematics in April (Grade 3)
  • Reading in May (Grades 6, 7, and 10)
  • Reading in April/May (Grades 4 and 5)
  • Mathematics in April/May (Grades 4, 7, and 8)
  • Science in April/May (Grades 5 and 8)
  • Mathematics in May (Grades 5 and 6)
  • Reading in May (Grades 8 and 9)

Statewide Assessment Schedule

The Orange County Library System is here to assist students, parents, and teachers. Learn more about how the Library can help you study!

If you are viewing this page from home, you will need your Orange County resident library card to access some of the resources.

OCLS Online Resources

Homework Help @ OCLS »

Elementary, middle, and high school students can find help with homework assignments on Homework Help @ OCLS. Books, databases, and websites are recommended for each school subject.

KidsConnect »

Get reading lists, information about library programs, and learn about the different ways you can prepare for FCAT, through educational games, and books and stories.

Read the Books! - School Reading Lists »

Browse Accelerated Reader/Reading Counts lists for most Orange County Public Schools on Read the Books! Each book is linked to the Library's catalog. Once you find the perfect book, check it out, or have it delivered to your home.

Standard Deviants Math Help Streaming Videos »

Watch these streaming math videos and become a little math genius! Review basic Math and see everything explained from adding and subtracting to fractions and percentages.

Library Materials

Dynamite DVDs »

Entertaining and educational DVDs introduce school skills and provide review materials for the test.

Videos Online »

Don't have time to pick up a DVD from the library? Check out our streaming videos that teach school skills on your computer at home.

Fabulous FCAT Resources »

Books, videos, and electronic resources to help students and parents prepare for the FCAT. Many resources are available in multiple languages.

Mega-Math Skills »

Improve your math skills from preschool to high school with work books, DVD's, and more.

Rockin' Reading Comprehension »

Books, videos, and electronic resources for students of all ages to improve reading comprehension.

Stupendous Science »

Materials for students of all ages to explore any area of science. You'll also find science project ideas.

Super Study Skills »

Establish study skills for students of all ages. These tips can make studying easier and more memorable.


brainfuse »

Try brainfuse for online, live, interactive help from tutors for students in kindergarten through twelfth grade. Expert help is available in Math, Science, Social Studies, English, and Writing assistance. brainfuse is open 2:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. 7 days a week.

LearningExpress Library »

Online practice exams for a wide variety of tests like FCAT 4th grade reading and 5th grade math are available in LearningExpress Library. Create an account and practice a little each day.

Science Online »

From astronomy to zoology, get information about science experiments, lives of famous scientists, scientific discoveries, and more from Science Online.

TumbleBooks »

TumbleBooks is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. Familiar books are read aloud as the illustrations dance on screen.


Activities for Kids »

The Florida Department of Education recommends several websites for kids to develop reading skills through word games and activities. Each website has a recommended age guide.

FCAT 2.0 »

The FCAT 2.0 measures student achievement of the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards in reading, mathematics, science, and writing. Learn more about FCAT 2.0 and the new generation of testing.

FCAT Explorer »

Have fun and practice the skills needed for the FCAT with FCAT Explorer, the official tutorial created by the Florida Department of Education.

FCAT Sample Questions »

Practice the FCAT with sample questions from previous FCAT tests provided by the Florida Department of Education.


FOCUS, a website organized by the Florida Department of Education, offers mini-assessments for science, reading, and math skills. Each mini-assessment includes a set of questions similar to FCAT questions.

Orlando Sentinel - Sentinel School Zone »

The Orlando Sentinel compiles local stories related to schools including the FCAT so that readers can share their feelings about it with others in the community. Join the discussion by posting a comment.

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