National Assessment Survey

Sponsor AK
Vendor Alaska Department of Education
Assessment Name Alternate Assessment (AA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://www.eed.state.ak.us/tls/assessment/alternate_optional.html
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AK
Vendor Alaska Department of Education
Assessment Name Alternate Assessment (AA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 4
Assessment URL http://www.eed.state.ak.us/tls/assessment/alternate_optional.html
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AK
Vendor Alaska Department of Education
Assessment Name Alternate Assessment (AA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 8
Assessment URL http://www.eed.state.ak.us/tls/assessment/alternate_optional.html
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AK
Vendor Alaska Department of Education and Data Recognition Corporation
Assessment Name Standards Based Assessments (SBAs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://www.eed.state.ak.us/tls/assessment/sba.html
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AK
Vendor Alaska Department of Education and Data Recognition Corporation
Assessment Name Standards Based Assessments (SBAs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://www.eed.state.ak.us/tls/assessment/sba.html
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AK
Vendor Alaska Department of Education and Data Recognition Corporation
Assessment Name Standards Based Assessments (SBAs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://www.eed.state.ak.us/tls/assessment/sba.html
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AK
Vendor Alaska Department of Education, Data Recognition Corporation, and Computerized Assessments and Learning
Assessment Name Alaska Computerized Formative Assessments (ACFA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://alaska.caltesting.org/index.html
Assessment administeredDistrict Determines

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AK
Vendor Alaska Department of Education, Data Recognition Corporation, and Computerized Assessments and Learning
Assessment Name Alaska Computerized Formative Assessments (ACFA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 3
Assessment URL http://alaska.caltesting.org/index.html
Assessment administeredDistrict Determines

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AK
Vendor Alaska Department of Education, Data Recognition Corporation, and Computerized Assessments and Learning
Assessment Name Alaska Computerized Formative Assessments (ACFA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 4
Assessment URL http://alaska.caltesting.org/index.html
Assessment administeredDistrict Determines

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AK
Vendor Alaska Department of Education, Data Recognition Corporation, and Computerized Assessments and Learning
Assessment Name Alaska Computerized Formative Assessments (ACFA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 5
Assessment URL http://alaska.caltesting.org/index.html
Assessment administeredDistrict Determines

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AK
Vendor Alaska Department of Education, Data Recognition Corporation, and Computerized Assessments and Learning
Assessment Name Alaska Computerized Formative Assessments (ACFA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 6
Assessment URL http://alaska.caltesting.org/index.html
Assessment administeredDistrict Determines

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AK
Vendor Alaska Department of Education, Data Recognition Corporation, and Computerized Assessments and Learning
Assessment Name Alaska Computerized Formative Assessments (ACFA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 7
Assessment URL http://alaska.caltesting.org/index.html
Assessment administeredDistrict Determines

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AK
Vendor Alaska Department of Education, Data Recognition Corporation, and Computerized Assessments and Learning
Assessment Name Alaska Computerized Formative Assessments (ACFA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 8
Assessment URL http://alaska.caltesting.org/index.html
Assessment administeredDistrict Determines

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AK
Vendor Alaska Department of Education, Data Recognition Corporation, and Computerized Assessments and Learning
Assessment Name Alaska Computerized Formative Assessments (ACFA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 9
Assessment URL http://alaska.caltesting.org/index.html
Assessment administeredDistrict Determines

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AK
Vendor CTB-McGraw Hill
Assessment Name Terranova, 3rd edition
Assessment Type Description Norm
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 5
Assessment URL http://www.eed.state.ak.us/tls/assessment/terranova.html
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AK
Vendor CTB-McGraw Hill
Assessment Name Terranova, 3rd edition
Assessment Type Description Norm
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 7
Assessment URL http://www.eed.state.ak.us/tls/assessment/terranova.html
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AL
Vendor ACT
Assessment Name EXPLORE
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 11
Assessment URL http://www.alsde.edu/html/sections/calendarStudentAssessment.asp?section=91&footer=sections
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AL
Vendor Alabama Department of Education
Assessment Name Alabama High School Graduation Examination (AHSGE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://www.alsde.edu/general/great_expectations.pdf
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AL
Vendor Alabama Department of Education
Assessment Name Alabama High School Graduation Examination (AHSGE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://www.alsde.edu/general/great_expectations.pdf
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AL
Vendor Alabama Department of Education
Assessment Name Alabama High School Graduation Examination (AHSGE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://www.alsde.edu/general/great_expectations.pdf
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AL
Vendor Alabama Department of Education
Assessment Name Alabama High School Graduation Examination (AHSGE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://www.alsde.edu/general/great_expectations.pdf
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AL
Vendor Alabama Department of Education
Assessment Name Alabama Alternate Assessment (AAA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 11
Assessment URL https://docs.alsde.edu/documents/91/Overview%20of%20Alabama%20Student%20Assessment%20Program.pdf
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AL
Vendor Alabama Department of Education
Assessment Name Alabama High School Graduation Examination (AHSGE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 11
Assessment URL http://www.alsde.edu/general/great_expectations.pdf
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AL
Vendor Alabama Department of Education
Assessment Name Alabama High School Graduation Examination (AHSGE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 11
Assessment URL http://www.alsde.edu/general/great_expectations.pdf
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AL
Vendor Alabama Department of Education
Assessment Name Alabama High School Graduation Examination (AHSGE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 11
Assessment URL http://www.alsde.edu/general/great_expectations.pdf
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AL
Vendor Alabama Department of Education
Assessment Name Alabama High School Graduation Examination (AHSGE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 11
Assessment URL http://www.alsde.edu/general/great_expectations.pdf
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AL
Vendor Alabama Department of Education
Assessment Name Alabama High School Graduation Examination (AHSGE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 12
Assessment URL http://www.alsde.edu/general/great_expectations.pdf
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AL
Vendor Alabama Department of Education
Assessment Name Alabama High School Graduation Examination (AHSGE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 12
Assessment URL http://www.alsde.edu/general/great_expectations.pdf
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AL
Vendor Alabama Department of Education
Assessment Name Alabama High School Graduation Examination (AHSGE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 12
Assessment URL http://www.alsde.edu/general/great_expectations.pdf
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AL
Vendor Alabama Department of Education
Assessment Name Alabama High School Graduation Examination (AHSGE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 12
Assessment URL http://www.alsde.edu/general/great_expectations.pdf
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AL
Vendor Alabama Department of Education
Assessment Name Alabama Alternate Assessment (AAA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 5
Assessment URL https://docs.alsde.edu/documents/91/Overview%20of%20Alabama%20Student%20Assessment%20Program.pdf
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AL
Vendor Alabama Department of Education
Assessment Name Alabama Science Assessment (ASA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 5
Assessment URL https://docs.alsde.edu/documents/91/Overview%20of%20Alabama%20Student%20Assessment%20Program.pdf
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AL
Vendor Alabama Department of Education
Assessment Name Alabama Alternate Assessment (AAA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 7
Assessment URL https://docs.alsde.edu/documents/91/Overview%20of%20Alabama%20Student%20Assessment%20Program.pdf
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AL
Vendor Alabama Department of Education
Assessment Name Alabama Science Assessment (ASA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 7
Assessment URL https://docs.alsde.edu/documents/91/Overview%20of%20Alabama%20Student%20Assessment%20Program.pdf
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AR
Vendor Arkansas Department of Education
Assessment Name Arkansas Alternate Portfolio Assessment System
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://arkansased.org/testing/assessment/alternate.html
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AR
Vendor Arkansas Department of Education
Assessment Name Arkansas Alternate Portfolio Assessment System
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 5
Assessment URL http://arkansased.org/testing/assessment/alternate.html
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AR
Vendor Arkansas Department of Education
Assessment Name Arkansas Alternate Portfolio Assessment System
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 7
Assessment URL http://arkansased.org/testing/assessment/alternate.html
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AR
Vendor University of Iowa
Assessment Name Augmented Benchmark Exams (Iowa Test of Basic Skills)
Assessment Type Description Norm
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 4
Assessment URL http://arkansased.org/testing/assessment/augmented.html
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AR
Vendor University of Iowa
Assessment Name Augmented Benchmark Exams (Iowa Test of Basic Skills)
Assessment Type Description Norm
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 7
Assessment URL http://arkansased.org/testing/assessment/augmented.html
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AZ
Vendor Arizona Department of Education
Assessment Name Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards Alternate Assessment (AIMS A)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://www.ade.state.az.us/standards/aims/Administering/AZAssessmentOverviewSY2010-2011.pdf
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AZ
Vendor Arizona Department of Education
Assessment Name Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards High School (AIMS HS)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://www.ade.state.az.us/standards/aims/Administering/AZAssessmentOverviewSY2010-2011.pdf
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AZ
Vendor Arizona Department of Education
Assessment Name Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 4
Assessment URL http://www.ade.state.az.us/standards/aims/Administering/AZAssessmentOverviewSY2010-2011.pdf
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AZ
Vendor Arizona Department of Education
Assessment Name Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards Alternate Assessment (AIMS A)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 4
Assessment URL http://www.ade.state.az.us/standards/aims/Administering/AZAssessmentOverviewSY2010-2011.pdf
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AZ
Vendor Arizona Department of Education
Assessment Name Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 8
Assessment URL http://www.ade.state.az.us/standards/aims/Administering/AZAssessmentOverviewSY2010-2011.pdf
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AZ
Vendor Arizona Department of Education
Assessment Name Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards Alternate Assessment (AIMS A)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 8
Assessment URL http://www.ade.state.az.us/standards/aims/Administering/AZAssessmentOverviewSY2010-2011.pdf
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor AZ
Vendor Arizona Department of Education
Assessment Name Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards High School (AIMS HS)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 9
Assessment URL http://www.ade.state.az.us/standards/aims/Administering/AZAssessmentOverviewSY2010-2011.pdf
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Alternate Performance Assessment (CAPA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Modifed Assessment (CMA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Alternate Performance Assessment (CAPA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 5
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Modifed Assessment (CMA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 5
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 5
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Alternate Performance Assessment (CAPA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 8
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Modifed Assessment (CMA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 8
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 8
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CO
Vendor ACT
Assessment Name Colorado ACT (COACT)
Assessment Type Description Norm
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 11
Assessment URL http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdeassess/documents/COACT/coact_summary.html
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CO
Vendor McGraw Hill
Assessment Name Colorado Student Assessment Program Alternate (CoAlt)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdeassess/index_assess.html
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CO
Vendor McGraw Hill
Assessment Name Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdeassess/index_assess.html
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CO
Vendor McGraw Hill
Assessment Name Colorado Student Assessment Program Alternate (CoAlt)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 5
Assessment URL http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdeassess/index_assess.html
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CO
Vendor McGraw Hill
Assessment Name Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 5
Assessment URL http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdeassess/index_assess.html
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CO
Vendor McGraw Hill
Assessment Name Colorado Student Assessment Program Alternate (CoAlt)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 8
Assessment URL http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdeassess/index_assess.html
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CO
Vendor McGraw Hill
Assessment Name Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 8
Assessment URL http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdeassess/index_assess.html
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CT
Vendor Connecticut Department of Education
Assessment Name Connecticut Academic Performance Test (CAPT)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://www.csde.state.ct.us/public/cedar/assessment/capt/index.htm
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CT
Vendor Connecticut Department of Education
Assessment Name Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 5
Assessment URL http://www.csde.state.ct.us/public/cedar/assessment/cmt/index.htm
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CT
Vendor Connecticut Department of Education
Assessment Name Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 8
Assessment URL http://www.csde.state.ct.us/public/cedar/assessment/cmt/index.htm
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor DE
Vendor Delaware Department of Education
Assessment Name Delaware Comprehensive Assessment System (DCAS) Summative
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://de.portal.airast.org/resources/DCAS_Assessment_Calendar_2011-12.pdf
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor DE
Vendor Delaware Department of Education
Assessment Name Delaware Comprehensive Assessment System-Alternate 1 (DCAS-Alt 1)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://de.portal.airast.org/resources/DCAS_Assessment_Calendar_2011-12.pdf
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor DE
Vendor Delaware Department of Education
Assessment Name Delaware Comprehensive Assessment System (DCAS) Summative
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 5
Assessment URL http://de.portal.airast.org/resources/DCAS_Assessment_Calendar_2011-12.pdf
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor DE
Vendor Delaware Department of Education
Assessment Name Delaware Comprehensive Assessment System-Alternate 1 (DCAS-Alt 1)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 5
Assessment URL http://de.portal.airast.org/resources/DCAS_Assessment_Calendar_2011-12.pdf
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor DE
Vendor Delaware Department of Education
Assessment Name Delaware Comprehensive Assessment System (DCAS) Summative
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 8
Assessment URL http://de.portal.airast.org/resources/DCAS_Assessment_Calendar_2011-12.pdf
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor DE
Vendor Delaware Department of Education
Assessment Name Delaware Comprehensive Assessment System-Alternate 1 (DCAS-Alt 1)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 8
Assessment URL http://de.portal.airast.org/resources/DCAS_Assessment_Calendar_2011-12.pdf
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor FL
Vendor ACT
Assessment Name PLAN
Assessment Type Description Unspecified
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://www.fldoe.org/evaluation/act-sat-aparch.asp
Assessment administeredDistrict Determines

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor FL
Vendor Pearson
Assessment Name Florida Alternate Assessment
Assessment Type Description Unspecified
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 11
Assessment URL http://www.fldoe.org/asp/altassessment.asp
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor FL
Vendor Pearson
Assessment Name Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) 2
Assessment Type Description Unspecified
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 11
Assessment URL http://fcat.fldoe.org/fcat2/
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor FL
Vendor Pearson
Assessment Name Florida Alternate Assessment
Assessment Type Description Unspecified
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 5
Assessment URL http://www.fldoe.org/asp/altassessment.asp
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor FL
Vendor Pearson
Assessment Name Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) 2
Assessment Type Description Unspecified
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 5
Assessment URL http://fcat.fldoe.org/fcat2/
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
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This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor FL
Vendor Pearson
Assessment Name Florida Alternate Assessment
Assessment Type Description Unspecified
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 8
Assessment URL http://www.fldoe.org/asp/altassessment.asp
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor FL
Vendor Pearson
Assessment Name Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) 2
Assessment Type Description Unspecified
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 8
Assessment URL http://fcat.fldoe.org/fcat2/
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor GA
Vendor Georgia Department of Education
Assessment Name Georgia Kindergarten Inventory of Developing Skills (GKIDS)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 0
Assessment URL http://public.doe.k12.ga.us/ci_testing.aspx?PageReq=CI_TESTING_GKIDS
Assessment administeredDistrict Determines

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor GA
Vendor Pearson
Assessment Name Georgia High School Graduation Tests (GHSGT)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 11
Assessment URL http://public.doe.k12.ga.us/ci_testing.aspx?PageReq=CI_TESTING_GHSGT
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
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This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor GA
Vendor Pearson
Assessment Name Georgia High School Graduation Tests (GHSGT)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 11
Assessment URL http://public.doe.k12.ga.us/ci_testing.aspx?PageReq=CI_TESTING_GHSGT
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
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This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
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This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor GA
Vendor Pearson
Assessment Name Georgia High School Graduation Tests (GHSGT)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 11
Assessment URL http://public.doe.k12.ga.us/ci_testing.aspx?PageReq=CI_TESTING_GHSGT
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
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This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
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This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor GA
Vendor Pearson
Assessment Name Georgia High School Graduation Tests (GHSGT)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 12
Assessment URL http://public.doe.k12.ga.us/ci_testing.aspx?PageReq=CI_TESTING_GHSGT
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
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This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor GA
Vendor Pearson
Assessment Name Georgia High School Graduation Tests (GHSGT)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 12
Assessment URL http://public.doe.k12.ga.us/ci_testing.aspx?PageReq=CI_TESTING_GHSGT
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
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This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
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This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor GA
Vendor Pearson
Assessment Name Georgia High School Graduation Tests (GHSGT)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 12
Assessment URL http://public.doe.k12.ga.us/ci_testing.aspx?PageReq=CI_TESTING_GHSGT
Assessment administeredNULL

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This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
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This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor GA
Vendor Pearson
Assessment Name Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 3
Assessment URL http://public.doe.k12.ga.us/ci_testing.aspx?PageReq=CI_TESTING_CRCT
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
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This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
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This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor GA
Vendor Pearson
Assessment Name Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 4
Assessment URL http://public.doe.k12.ga.us/ci_testing.aspx?PageReq=CI_TESTING_CRCT
Assessment administeredNULL

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This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
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This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor GA
Vendor Pearson
Assessment Name Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 5
Assessment URL http://public.doe.k12.ga.us/ci_testing.aspx?PageReq=CI_TESTING_CRCT
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
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This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor GA
Vendor Pearson
Assessment Name Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 6
Assessment URL http://public.doe.k12.ga.us/ci_testing.aspx?PageReq=CI_TESTING_CRCT
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor GA
Vendor Pearson
Assessment Name Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 7
Assessment URL http://public.doe.k12.ga.us/ci_testing.aspx?PageReq=CI_TESTING_CRCT
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
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This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor GA
Vendor Pearson
Assessment Name Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 8
Assessment URL http://public.doe.k12.ga.us/ci_testing.aspx?PageReq=CI_TESTING_CRCT
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
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This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
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This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor GA
Vendor Questar Assessment
Assessment Name Georgia Alternate Assessment (GAA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 11
Assessment URL http://public.doe.k12.ga.us/ci_testing.aspx?PageReq=CI_TESTING_GAA
Assessment administeredNULL

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This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
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This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor GA
Vendor Questar Assessment
Assessment Name Georgia Alternate Assessment (GAA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 3
Assessment URL http://public.doe.k12.ga.us/ci_testing.aspx?PageReq=CI_TESTING_GAA
Assessment administeredNULL

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This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor GA
Vendor Questar Assessment
Assessment Name Georgia Alternate Assessment (GAA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 4
Assessment URL http://public.doe.k12.ga.us/ci_testing.aspx?PageReq=CI_TESTING_GAA
Assessment administeredNULL

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This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
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This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor GA
Vendor Questar Assessment
Assessment Name Georgia Alternate Assessment (GAA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 5
Assessment URL http://public.doe.k12.ga.us/ci_testing.aspx?PageReq=CI_TESTING_GAA
Assessment administeredNULL

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This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
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This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor GA
Vendor Questar Assessment
Assessment Name Georgia Alternate Assessment (GAA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 6
Assessment URL http://public.doe.k12.ga.us/ci_testing.aspx?PageReq=CI_TESTING_GAA
Assessment administeredNULL

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This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
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This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor GA
Vendor Questar Assessment
Assessment Name Georgia Alternate Assessment (GAA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 7
Assessment URL http://public.doe.k12.ga.us/ci_testing.aspx?PageReq=CI_TESTING_GAA
Assessment administeredNULL

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This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
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This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor GA
Vendor Questar Assessment
Assessment Name Georgia Alternate Assessment (GAA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 8
Assessment URL http://public.doe.k12.ga.us/ci_testing.aspx?PageReq=CI_TESTING_GAA
Assessment administeredNULL

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This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
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This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor GA
Vendor Riverside Publishing
Assessment Name Iowa Tests of Basic Skills Form A (ITBS/A)
Assessment Type Description Norm
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 3
Assessment URL http://public.doe.k12.ga.us/ci_testing.aspx?PageReq=CI_TESTING_NRT
Assessment administeredDistrict Determines

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
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This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor GA
Vendor Riverside Publishing
Assessment Name Iowa Tests of Basic Skills Form A (ITBS/A)
Assessment Type Description Norm
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 4
Assessment URL http://public.doe.k12.ga.us/ci_testing.aspx?PageReq=CI_TESTING_NRT
Assessment administeredDistrict Determines

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
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This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor GA
Vendor Riverside Publishing
Assessment Name Iowa Tests of Basic Skills Form A (ITBS/A)
Assessment Type Description Norm
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 5
Assessment URL http://public.doe.k12.ga.us/ci_testing.aspx?PageReq=CI_TESTING_NRT
Assessment administeredDistrict Determines

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor GA
Vendor Riverside Publishing
Assessment Name Iowa Tests of Basic Skills Form A (ITBS/A)
Assessment Type Description Norm
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 6
Assessment URL http://public.doe.k12.ga.us/ci_testing.aspx?PageReq=CI_TESTING_NRT
Assessment administeredDistrict Determines

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
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This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor GA
Vendor Riverside Publishing
Assessment Name Iowa Tests of Basic Skills Form A (ITBS/A)
Assessment Type Description Norm
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 7
Assessment URL http://public.doe.k12.ga.us/ci_testing.aspx?PageReq=CI_TESTING_NRT
Assessment administeredDistrict Determines

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor GA
Vendor Riverside Publishing
Assessment Name Iowa Tests of Basic Skills Form A (ITBS/A)
Assessment Type Description Norm
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 8
Assessment URL http://public.doe.k12.ga.us/ci_testing.aspx?PageReq=CI_TESTING_NRT
Assessment administeredDistrict Determines

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor HI
Vendor American Institutes for Research (AIR)
Assessment Name Hawai'i State Assessment (HSA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://sas.sao.k12.hi.us/STATE/SAO/SASWebsite.nsf/By+Category/6F7564A7A4E99FB20A2577600004A5E5?OpenDocument
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor HI
Vendor American Institutes for Research (AIR)
Assessment Name Hawai'i State Assessment (HSA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 4
Assessment URL http://sas.sao.k12.hi.us/STATE/SAO/SASWebsite.nsf/By+Category/6F7564A7A4E99FB20A2577600004A5E5?OpenDocument
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor HI
Vendor American Institutes for Research (AIR)
Assessment Name Hawaiian Language Hawai'i State Assessment (HSA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 4
Assessment URL http://sas.sao.k12.hi.us/STATE/SAO/SASWebsite.nsf/By+Category/6F7564A7A4E99FB20A2577600004A5E5?OpenDocument
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor HI
Vendor American Institutes for Research (AIR)
Assessment Name Hawai'i State Assessment (HSA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 8
Assessment URL http://sas.sao.k12.hi.us/STATE/SAO/SASWebsite.nsf/By+Category/6F7564A7A4E99FB20A2577600004A5E5?OpenDocument
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor HI
Vendor Keystone
Assessment Name Hawaii State Alternate Assessment (HSAA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://sas.sao.k12.hi.us/STATE/SAO/SASWebsite.nsf/By+Category/18C3AE18B58BD6AC0A2576340005CC9F?OpenDocument
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor HI
Vendor Keystone
Assessment Name Hawaii State Alternate Assessment (HSAA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 4
Assessment URL http://sas.sao.k12.hi.us/STATE/SAO/SASWebsite.nsf/By+Category/18C3AE18B58BD6AC0A2576340005CC9F?OpenDocument
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor HI
Vendor Keystone
Assessment Name Hawaii State Alternate Assessment (HSAA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 8
Assessment URL http://sas.sao.k12.hi.us/STATE/SAO/SASWebsite.nsf/By+Category/18C3AE18B58BD6AC0A2576340005CC9F?OpenDocument
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor IA
Vendor Iowa Department of Education
Assessment Name Iowa Alternate Assessment (IAA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 11
Assessment URL http://www.iowa.gov/educate/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1087&Itemid=1251
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor IA
Vendor Iowa Department of Education
Assessment Name Iowa Alternate Assessment (IAA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 5
Assessment URL http://www.iowa.gov/educate/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1087&Itemid=1249
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor IA
Vendor Iowa Department of Education
Assessment Name Iowa Alternate Assessment (IAA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 8
Assessment URL http://www.iowa.gov/educate/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1087&Itemid=1250
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor IA
Vendor University of Iowa
Assessment Name Iowa Test of Educational Development (ITED)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://www.iowa.gov/educate/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1087&Itemid=1215
Assessment administeredNULL