State summative assessments 2017-18: All data points


State summative assessments 2017-18: All data points

April 2018


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 and English language arts assessments and vendors for grades 3-8 (2017-18) Math and English language arts assessments and vendors for grades 9-12 (2017-18) Science assessments grades and/or end-of-course requirement Social studies assessments grades (if any) Additional college and career readiness assessment (grade 11 unless otherwise indicated; statewide, during school and paid for by the state)
Alabama Scantron Performance Series (Selecting a new assessment; using Scantron Performance Series in the interim) ACT 5, 7, & 11 U.S. citizenship test (beginning 2018-19) ACT WorkKeys (12)
Alaska Performance Evaluation for Alaska's Schools (DRC) Performance Evaluation for Alaska's Schools (9) (DRC) 4, 8, & 10
Arizona AzMERIT (AIR) EOCs; ELA (9, 10, 11) & Alg. I, Geom., Alg. II (AIR) 4, 8, & high school U.S. citizenship test
Arkansas ACT Aspire ACT Aspire (9 & 10) 3-10 (ACT Aspire) U.S. citizenship test (beginning 2018-19) ACT
California Smarter Balanced Smarter Balanced (11) 5, 8 & once in high school (2017-18: field test; 2018-19: operational)
Colorado Colorado Measures of Academic Success (Pearson) (state/PARCC) PSAT (9 & 10); SAT 5, 8, & 11 4 & 7 (CMAS Social Studies) Administered using a sampling approach; 1/3 of elementary and middle schools
Connecticut Smarter Balanced SAT 5, 8, & 11
Delaware Smarter Balanced SAT 5, 8, & biology (field test) (Pearson/WestEd) 4, 7, & 11 (field test) (Pearson) PSAT (10)
District of Columbia PARCC PARCC; SAT (11) 5, 8 & biology (For the 2017-18 school year, D.C. will not be administering the DC Science Assessment. A new DC Science Assessment aligned to the NGSS will be administered in the 2018-19 school year.) PSAT (10)
Florida Florida Standards Assessment (AIR); reading (3-8); writing (4-8); math (3-8) Florida Standards Assessments (AIR); reading (9-10); writing (9-10); math EOCs: Alg. I, Geom. 5, 8, & biology Civics, U.S. history
Georgia Georgia Milestones Assessment System (DRC) EOCs (DRC) 5, 8, biology & physical science 5, 8, U.S. history & economics PSAT (10)
Hawaii Smarter Balanced Smarter Balanced (11) 4, 8, & biology ACT
Idaho Smarter Balanced (AIR) Smarter Balanced (10) 5, 7, & biology and/or chemistry U.S. citizenship test PSAT (10), SAT (11)
Illinois PARCC SAT 5, 8, & biology
Indiana ISTEP+ (state/AIR) ISTEP+ (10) 4, 6, & 10 5 & 7
Iowa Iowa Assessments (University of Iowa) (2018-19 new exam) Iowa Assessment (10 & 11) (University of Iowa) 5, 8, & 11
Kansas Kansas Assessment Program (Achievement and Assessment Institute at University of Kansas) Kansas Assessment Program (10) (Achievement and Assessment Institute at University of Kansas) 5, 8, & 11 6, 8, & 11 (only administered in even years)
Kentucky K-PREP math & reading (3-8); writing (5 & 8) (Pearson) K-Prep writing (11) (Pearson); EOCs: Eng. 10, Alg. II (EOC field test) 4 & 7; biology (EOC field test) 5, 8 (U.S. history to be field tested in 2019-20) ACT
Louisiana LEAP 2025 (state/PARCC) (DRC) LEAP 2025 (Eng. I, II Alg. I, & Geom.); EOC: Eng. III (See the High School Assessment Fact Sheet for transition information) Link: https://www.louisianabelieves.com/docs/default-source/assessment/high-school-assessments-fact-sheet.pdf?sfvrsn=4 3-8 (field test); biology (WestEd) 3-8, U.S. history (DRC) ACT
Maine Maine Education Assessments (eMPower) (Measured Progress) SAT 5, 8, & 11
Maryland PARCC PARCC 5, 8, & once in high school Government
Massachusetts Next Generation MCAS (PARCC/Measured Progress) Next Generation MCAS (10) (Measured Progress) 5, 8, & EOC (biology, chemistry, intro physics, or technology/engineering)
Michigan M-STEP (state/Smarter Balanced (Pearson)) Michigan Merit Exam (SAT & ACT Workkeys) 5, 8, (field test) & 11 5, 8, & 11 PSAT (9 & 10) (All students will take the PSAT in 9th and 10th grades, but the assessment results will not be part of Michigan's accountability system for 2018)
Minnesota Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments (Pearson) Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments: reading (10), math (11) (Pearson) 5, 8, & life science or biology U.S. citizenship test ACT and/or SAT - district option
Mississippi Mississippi Academic Assessment Program (Questar) EOCs: Alg. I & Eng. II (Questar) 5, 8, & biology (RFP to determine vendor) U.S. history (RFP to determine vendor) ACT
Missouri Missouri Assessment Program (DRC) EOCs: Eng II & Alg I (Questar) 5, 8, & biology (field test) U.S. government
Montana Smarter Balanced ACT 4, 8, & 10
Nebraska Nebraska Student-Centered Assessment System (NWEA) ACT 5, 8, & 11
Nevada Smarter Balanced (DRC) EOCs: ELA I & II; math I & II (DRC) 5, 8, & 10 ACT
New Hampshire New Hampshire Statewide Assessment System (AIR) (Districts can apply to participate in the Performance Assessment for Competency Education (PACE) program in grades 3-11) SAT (Districts can apply to participate in the Performance Assessment for Competency Education (PACE) program in grades 3-11) 5, 8, & 11
New Jersey PARCC PARCC 5, 8, & 11
New Mexico PARCC PARCC 4, 7, & 11 11 PSAT (10)
New York NY State Testing Program (Questar) EOCs 4, 8, & high school EOC Global history and geography; U.S. history & government
North Carolina NC End-of-Grade Tests (state) EOCs: Eng II & Math I (state) 5, 8, & biology Pre-ACT (10); ACT
North Dakota North Dakota State Assessment (AIR) North Dakota State Assessment (AIR) (10) (LEA option to administer ACT in grade 11 instead) 4, 8, & 11 (DRC) 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) American history & american government (class of 2018 and beyond) SAT or ACT - district option
Oklahoma Oklahoma School Testing Program (Measured Progress) SAT or ACT 5, 8, & 11 (Measured Progress) U.S. history (Not administered in 2017-18 while state revises test)
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 RI Comprehensive Assessment System (Measured Progress) PSAT (10); SAT 5, 8, & 11
South Carolina SC READY (DRC) EOCs: Alg. I, & Eng. I (DRC) 4, 6, & 8; biology 5 & 7 (SCPASS): U.S. history & the constitution ACT and ACT WorkKeys
South Dakota Smarter Balanced Smarter Balanced (11) 5, 8, & 11
Tennessee TN Ready (Questar) EOCs (Questar) 3-8, biology & chemistry 3-8; U.S. history/geography, U.S. citizenship test SAT or ACT - district option
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 (9-10) (AIR) 4-8 & EOCs U.S. citizenship test ACT
Vermont Smarter Balanced Smarter Balanced (9) 5, 8, & 11
Virginia Virginia Standards of Learning: reading & math (3-8), writing (8)(Pearson) EOCs (Pearson) 5, 8 & EOCs VA studies (4 or 5); civics & econ (6, 7 or 8); EOCs
Washington Smarter Balanced (AIR) Smarter Balanced (AIR) (10) (Math EOC for Spring 2018 (12). This is the last administration) 5, 8, & 11 (AIR)
West Virginia WV General Summative Assessment (AIR) SAT 5 & 8
Wisconsin Wisconsin Forward Exam (DRC) ACT Aspire (9 & 10) 4 & 8-11 4, 8, & 10 ACT & ACT Workkeys
Wyoming Wyoming Test of Proficiency and Progress (WY-TOPP) (AIR) WY-TOPP (9 & 10) (AIR) & ACT 4, 8, & 10; ACT (11)

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