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Assistant Principal:  Chuck Sears

Clerk:  Kellie Casey

Assessment Office phone number:  678-407-7739


The Assessment Office is responsible for all testing related to successful performance at Archer High School. 

  • Those tests include the Georgia Milestones-EOC, Gateway, SPGs, District Developed Assessments, and other similar tests if necessary.
  • Information regarding standardized tests used for post-secondary use, such as SAT, ACT, etc., can be found in our Counseling Office.  
  • For information regarding Advanced Placement Tests you can contact Mr. White at

Archer High School

2018-2019 Testing Calendar Test


1st Semester DDA/SPG Pretests

8/7/18 – 8/15/18

Gateway Retest

Science 9/18/18

Social Studies 9/19/18

1st Semester DDA Interims

10/09/18 – 10/24/18



Georgia Milestones (EOC)

12/03/18 – 12/20/18

1st Semester Posttests DDA/SPG

12/10/18 – 12/20/18

2nd Semester Pretests*

01/07/19 – 01/15/19

Gateway Retest

Science 01/15/19

Social Studies 01/16/19

2nd Semester Interims

03/04/19 – 03/15/19

Gateway Social Studies Field Test


Gateway Main Administration

Science 03/25/19

Social Studies 03/26/19

Georgia Milestones (EOC)

04/22/19 – 05/21/19

AP Exams

05/06/19 – 05/16/19

2nd Semester Finals DDA/SPG

05/10/18 – 05/22/19





The purpose of the Gateway Assessment Program is to measure student progress on Gwinnett's essential curriculum, the Academic Knowledge and Skills(AKS).  The content of the high school Gateway Assessment consists of AKS from the required ninth and tenth grade courses in Biology, Chemistry, World History and ninth and tenth grade Language Arts.  Students will be required to write TWO (2) tasks, one about science AKS and one about social studies AKS.  Documents will be provided to help students remember details of the concept studied.  Each student response is scored by at least two raters who do not know the students's name or school.  If more than one point separates the score on any feature, the paper is scored by a third judge.  All high school students will take the assessment beginning in the spring of the tenth grade year.  High school students will have to pass the Gateway examination before they receive a GCPS diploma.  

Test Preparation

  • USA Testprep
    • USA Testprep provides wonderful practice for the Gateway and Georgia Milestones EOC tests.  You will need to go to the USA Testprep website and create an account.
    • USA Testprep Subjects Available
      • Language Arts​​​​​​
        • 9th Grade Literature and Composition (CCGPS)
        • American Literature and Composition (CCGPS)
      • Mathematics
        •  Algebra 1
        • Geometry                 
      •     Science
        • Biology (GPS)
        • Chemistry (GPS)
        • Physical Science (GPS)
      • Social Studies
        • Economics (GPS)
        • US History (GPS)
        • World History (GPS)



PSAT Wednesday, October 10, 2018

*All 10th grade students will take the PSAT at no cost and they are automatically registered*

PSAT Registration Information: Registration opens Friday, August 31, 2018. Any 9th or 11th grade Archer students will need to register by Tuesday, September 11, 2018 on There is a $17 fee for 9th and 11th grade students.


Looking for Scores for Assessments?

The easiest way to find scores for most assessments administered at AHS and previously attended Gwinnett county schools is to go to the assessment tab in the Parent Portal.  All assessments that have been uploaded will be shown there.  If you need additional information concerning scoring, please contact the assessment office at AHS using the contact links on the webpage.

* Please note that scores for most NATIONALLY STANDARDIZED ASSESSMENT like ACT, SAT, PSAT and AP will be accessed through these organizations.