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SAMPLE TEST QUESTIONS-


The PARCC consortium has released a new batch of sample test items from the 2015-16 assessments for grades 3 through 8. The test items, which are actual questions and subject-matter examples from last year’s assessments and can be found on the Partnership Resource Center(PRC).  These sample questions are designed to provide students, teachers, and parents with unparalleled transparency about the tests and to serve as a resource to prepare for the upcoming spring assessments.  The released items on the PRC are available to the public without any login or registration requirements.  To view these sample tests, please click the link below.  


Sample Test Questions: https://prc.parcconline.org/assessments/parcc-released-items








 In this episode, Dr. Bari Erlichson, discusses what PARCC measures, how it assesses student progress, and why New Jersey selected it as the state’s standardized testing program. (Published on Nov 17, 2015)

This episode discusses with Dr. Bari Erlichson what parents should know about New Jersey’s standardized testing program. (Published on Nov 17, 2015)

Educators, parents and students have expressed trepidation over new testing programs in the past. PARCC is no exception. In this segment, Dr. Erlichson responds to many of their concerns. (Published on Nov 17, 2015)

Understand Your Child's Score- This website assists you with understanding your child's test score, and provides resources for your child to practice at home.

PARCC Assessment Score Reports-This site provides some sample parent reports and a guide explaining the information on the reports, so parents can familiarize themselves with their child's new reports.  Please note the Student's Reports for Spring 2015 testing were sent home in the fall.


This links directly to Pearson's math practice tests.  Students can log on from anywhere to take the practice tests.  Parents can also try them out.

This links directly to Pearson's ELA practice tests.  Students can log on from anywhere to take the practice tests.  Parents can also try them out. 


Informational Guide to PARCC Math Summative Assessments - Updated August 2015