State Assessment Letter

State Assessment Letter
Posted on 10/02/2017

September 19, 2017

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:7C-6.6, beginning in the Fall of 2016 school districts and charter schools must, by October 1 of each year, provide parents or guardians certain information on any State assessment or commercially developed standardized assessment that will be administered in that school year.  Therefore, the following information pertains to your child’s standardized assessments being administered during the 2017-2018 school year:

Assessment Subject Area

Administration Date

Grades Covered

Results Available

PARCC ELA 3-6


Testing Window:

4/16/18-5/25/18


ELA Grades 3-6

Curriculum

September 2018

PARCC Math  3-6


Testing Window:

4/16/18-5/25/18


Mathematics

Grades 3-6 Curriculum

September 2018

Alternate Proficiency Assessment
(DLM)

Testing Window: 4/9/18-5/25/18

Grade 3-6 Curriculum

September 2018

WIDA ACCESS 2.0

Testing Window:

2/20/18 to
4/13/18


Grades K-12 ELL Students

September 2018


*If a student is permitted extra time or any other accommodations, parents/guardians should contact their guidance office for additional details on accommodations and accessibility.  

* The NJ Department of Education is in the process of developing a new science assessment.  Information regarding this assessment and testing dates will be provided when it becomes available.