State Summative Assessments 2016-2017 - All Data Points


State Summative Assessments 2016-2017 - All Data Points

January 2017


This information was collected from state department of education websites and through contact with state department staff and therefore may not reflect what is required in state statute or regulation. State assessment systems vary widely, and the information below may not fully capture the unique qualities of each system. If you have suggestions or questions, please contact Julie Woods at jwoods@ecs.org.
 

Math & English-language arts assessments & vendors for Grades 3-8 (2016-17) Math & English-language arts assessments & vendors for Grades 9-12 (2016-17) Science Grades and/or End-of-Course Requirement Social Studies Grades (if any) College and Career Readiness Grade 11 unless otherwise indicated. Statewide, during school, paid for by the state.
Alabama ACT Aspire ACT Aspire (10) 5, 7, & 10 ACT; ACT WorkKeys (12)
Alaska State (DRC) State (DRC) (9 & 10) RFP out for 2016-17 (4, 8, & 10)
Arizona AzMerit (AIR) EOCs: ELA (9-11) & Alg. I, Geom., & Alg. II (AIR) 4, 8, & high school EOC U.S. citizenship test
Arkansas ACT Aspire ACT Aspire (9 & 10) 3-10 ACT
California Smarter Balanced Smarter Balanced (11) 5 & 8; sample of students in grades 10-12 (pilot of California Science Test) The requirement that students pass the CAHSEE to receive a high school diploma for the 2015–16, 2016–17, and 2017–18 school years was suspended by SB172.
Colorado PARCC PARCC (9); PSAT (10) 5, 8, & 11 4 & 7 (sampling approach – 1/3 of elementary and middle school) SAT
Connecticut Smarter Balanced SAT (11) 5, 8, & 10
Delaware Smarter Balanced PSAT (10) 5, 8, & 10 Typically grades 4, 7, & 9 but on pause as new science and social studies tests are developed SAT
District of Columbia PARCC PARCC 5, 8, & biology
Florida Florida Standards Assessments (AIR): Reading (3-8); Writing (4-7); Math (3-8) Florida Standard Assessments (AIR): Reading (9-10); Math EOCs 5, 8, & biology Civics, U.S. history
Georgia Georgia Milestones Assessment System (DRC) EOCs (DRC) 5, 8, & biology and physical science 5, 8, & U.S. history and economics
Hawaii Smarter Balanced Smarter Balanced (11) 4, 8, & biology ACT
Idaho Smarter Balanced Smarter Balanced (10) 5, 7, & biology and/or chemistry U.S. citizenship test SAT
Illinois PARCC SAT (11) 5, 8, & biology
Indiana ISTEP+ (RFP process for 2017-18) (state/Pearson) ISTEP+ (10); high school graduation requirements in transition—this year’s juniors and seniors still have EOCs as graduation requirements, but following cohorts will be required to pass grade 10 ISTEP+ in science, ELA, and math. (state/Pearson) 4, 6, & 10 5 & 7
Iowa Iowa Assessments (University of Iowa) Iowa Assessments (10 & 11) (University of Iowa) 5, 8, & 11
Kansas Kansas Assessment Program (Achievement and Assessment Institute at University of Kansas) Kansas Assessment Program (Achievement and Assessment Institute at University of Kansas) (10) 5, 8, & 11 6, 8, & 11 (but not administered; only administered in even years)
Kentucky K-PREP: math & reading (3-8); writing (5, 6, & 8) (Pearson) K-PREP writing (10 & 11) (Pearson); math & ELA (ACT QualityCore) Field test for grades 4, 7, 11 & sample in grades 9 & 10; biology 5, 8, & U.S. history ACT
Louisiana LEAP EOCs 3-8; biology 3-8; U.S. history ACT
Maine Maine Education Assessments (eMPower) (Measured Progress) SAT (11) 5, 8, & 11
Maryland PARCC PARCC 5, 8, & biology Government
Massachusetts Next Generation MCAS (PARCC/Measured Progress) Next Generation MCAS (10) (PARCC/Measured Progress) 5, 8, & EOC (biology, chemistry, intro physics, or technology/engineering) U.S. & world history
Michigan M-STEP (state/Smarter Balanced) PSAT (9 & 10) 4, 7, & 11 5, 8, & 11 SAT & ACT WorkKeys – administered as part of Michigan Merit Exam
Minnesota Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments (Pearson) Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments: reading (10); math (11) (Pearson) 5, 8, & life sciences or biology (U.S. citizenship test starting with the 2017-18 cohort)
Mississippi Mississippi Assessment Program (Questar) EOCs: Alg. I & Eng. II (Questar) 5, 8, & biology U.S. history ACT
Missouri Missouri Assessment Program (DRC) EOCs: Alg. I & Eng. II (Questar) 5, 8 & biology American government ACT
Montana Smarter Balanced ACT (11) 4, 8, & 10 ACT
Nebraska NeSA: reading & math (3-8) (DRC) ACT (11) 5, 8, & 11
Nevada Smarter Balanced (DRC) EOCs: ELA I & II; math I & II (DRC) 5, 8, & 10 (2019 cohort must participate in grade 10 science; science EOC for 2020 cohort) ACT
New Hampshire Smarter Balanced(Some districts in New Hampshire are piloting the Performance Assessment for Competency Education (PACE) program in grades 3-11) SAT (11)
(Some districts in New Hampshire are piloting the Performance Assessment for Competency Education (PACE) program in grades 3-11)
4, 8, & 11
New Jersey PARCC PARCC 4, 8, & biology
New Mexico PARCC PARCC 4, 7, & 11 11
New York NY State Testing Program (Questar) EOCs 4, 8, & high school EOC Global history and geography; U.S. history and government
North Carolina NC End-of-Grade Tests (state) EOCs: Eng. I & Math I (state) 5, 8, & biology NC Final Exams & EOCs Pre-ACT (10); ACT
North Dakota Smarter Balanced (Measured Progress) Smarter Balanced (11) 4, 8, & 11 U.S. citizenship test ACT or ACT WorkKeys
Ohio Ohio State Tests (AIR) EOCs: ELA I & II, Alg. I, Geom. (AIR) 5, 8, & biology or physical science (class of 2018 only) 4, 6, American history and American government (class of 2018 and beyond) SAT or ACT – district option
Oklahoma Oklahoma School Testing Program (Measured Progress) Oklahoma School Testing Program (10) (Measured Progress) 5, 8, & 10 U.S. history RFP process underway
Oregon Smarter Balanced Smarter Balanced (11) 5, 8, & 11 PSAT (10)
Pennsylvania Pennsylvania System of School Assessments (DRC) EOCs: Alg. I & Lit. (DRC) 4, 8, & biology
Rhode Island PARCC PARCC: ELA (9) & math EOC 4, 8, & 11
South Carolina SC READY (DRC) EOCs: Alg. I & Eng. I (DRC) 4-8; biology 4-8 (SCPASS); U.S. history ACT; ACT WorkKeys
South Dakota Smarter Balanced Smarter Balanced (11) 5, 8, & 11
Tennessee TNReady (Questar) EOCs (Questar) 3-8, biology & chemistry Field test in 3-8; U.S. history ACT
Texas STAAR: reading & math (3-8); writing (4 & 7) (ETS) EOCs: Eng. I & II, Alg. I (ETS) 5, 8, & biology 8 & U.S. history
Utah Student Assessment of Growth and Excellence (AIR) Student Assessment of Growth and Excellence (9-11) (AIR) 4-8 & EOCs U.S. citizenship test ACT
Vermont Smarter Balanced Smarter Balanced (11) 4, 8, & 11
Virginia Virginia Standards of Learning: math & reading (3-8); writing (5 & 8) (Pearson) EOCs (Pearson) 5, 8, & EOCs VA studies (4 or 5); civics & econ. (7 or 8); EOCs
Washington Smarter Balanced Smarter Balanced (11)
(Phasing out math EOCs. These EOCs are available this year to 11th and 12th graders to fulfill graduation requirements.)
5, 8, & biology
West Virginia Smarter Balanced Smarter Balanced (9-11) 5, 8, & 10
Wisconsin Wisconsin Forward Exam (DRC) ACT Aspire (9 & 10) 4 & 8-10 4, 8, & 10 ACT
Wyoming Proficiency Assessment for Wyoming Students (ETS) ACT Aspire (9 & 10) 4 & 8-10 ACT

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