The Biology Competency Test (BCT) is administered in Spring, 2017 to all students taking a biology course during the current school year. AP Biology will not take the BCT unless they have not completed a biology prerequisite. See Who Must Take the New Jersey Biology Competency Test  for more information. 
 May 31, June 1,2017   Regular Biology Testing (Days 1 and 2)
 June 7, 8, 2017  Make-up Biology Testing (Days 1 and 2)
Assessments for 2016-2017
During the 2016-17 school year, students in grades 9, 10 and 11 will be taking the PARCC Assessment.  This takes the place of the HSPA exam. Students will take the PARCC assessments online, utilizing their district-issued laptop computer.  There is one testing period during the year in May, 2017.  The schools will publish specific testing schedules closer to the date.
NJ Department of Education website outlining testing calendar for 2016-2017.