Assessments

Federal and State regulations require certain standardized assessments.  Students are assessed in Science in Grade 5, Grade 8 and in Grade 11.  PARCC assessments are used to determine student knowledge in Language Arts in Grades 3 through 11. PARCC Mathematics assessments for Grades 3 through 8 include Algebra I, Algebra II, and Geometry. PARCC testing occurs in April.  Students who are learning English as their second language are assessed annually with the WIDA - Access for ELLs in February.
Assessment NameSubject AreaGrade Level TestedNumber of Testing Administrations in District:Testing Mode:*Testing Time allotted per student **Testing window***Results Available to Districts****Information for Parents/Guardians Regarding the Assessment
PARCC
Math3 through 8; Algebra I Geometry and Algebra II1Computer4 hoursSpring: April 16 thorugh May 25;Spring: June 24;PARCC Website
ELA3 through 111Computer4 hoursSpring: April 16 thorugh May 25;Spring: June 24;New Jersey Department of Education Parent Resources
Science ExamScienceGrade 5, 8 and 111ComputerInformation not yet released by NJ DOEInformation not yet released by NJ DOEInformation not yet released by NJ DOEInformation not yet released by NJ DOE
Access for ELLsEnglish as a Second LanguageAll grades - only English Language Learners1Computer4 HoursFebruary 20 through April 13Information not yet released by NJ DOEAccess for ELLs 2.0
Dynamic Learning Maps
Math3 through 8; Algebra I Geometry and Algebra II1
Computer
4 Hours
April 9 through May 25
Information not yet released by NJ DOE
ELA3 through 111
APAScienceGrades 4, 8 and Biology1ComputerInformation not yet released by NJ DOEInformation not yet released by NJ DOEInformation not yet released by NJ DOEAPA
Please see assessment specific links for additional information.