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 Name

Subject Area

Grade Level Tested

Number 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

Math

3 through 8; Algebra I Geometry and Algebra II

1

Computer

4 hours

Spring: April 16 thorugh May 25;

Spring: June 24;

PARCC Website

ELA

3 through 11

1

Computer

4 hours

Spring: April 16 thorugh May 25;

Spring: June 24;

New Jersey Department of Education Parent Resources

Science Exam

Science

Grade 5, 8 and 11

1

Computer

Information not yet released by NJ DOE

Information not yet released by NJ DOE

Information not yet released by NJ DOE

Information not yet released by NJ DOE

Access for ELLs

English as a Second Language

All grades - only English Language Learners

1

Computer

4 Hours

February 20 through April 13

Information not yet released by NJ DOE

Access for ELLs 2.0

Dynamic Learning Maps

Math

3 through 8; Algebra I Geometry and Algebra II

1

Computer

4 Hours

April 9 through May 25

Information not yet released by NJ DOE

DLM

ELA

3 through 11

1

APA

Science

Grades 4, 8 and Biology

1

Computer

Information not yet released by NJ DOE

Information not yet released by NJ DOE

Information not yet released by NJ DOE

APA

Please see assessment specific links for additional information.