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Curriculum and Instruction
Notification of Standardized Testing

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Assessment Name Subject/Grade Level(s) Date (Range) of Assessment Time Allotted Reason for Assessment and Requirement Accommodations Available Availability of sample questions and student results
NJSLA ELA and Mathematics 3-5 English Language Arts and Mathematics for Grades 3-5 April 8 – May 28, 2019 Approximately 90 minutes per day for four-five days according to building schedule Meets State and Federal Requirements for ESSA http://avocet.pearson.com/PARCC/Documents/GetFile?documentId=4900 https://parcc.pearson.com/practice-tests/

Results - September
NJSLA ELA and Mathematics 6-8 English Language Arts and Mathematics for Grades 6-8 April 8 – May 28, 2019 Approximately 190 minutes per day for three days according to building schedule Meets State and Federal Requirements for ESSA http://avocet.pearson.com/PARCC/Documents/GetFile?documentId=4900 https://parcc.pearson.com/practice-tests/

Results - September
NJSLA-S Science for Grades 5 and 8 May 6 – June 7, 2019 Approximately 2 hours for grade 5 and 3 hours for grade 8 Meets State and Federal Requirements for ESSA The full menu provided on other state assessments To be determined
OLSAT Verbal and Nonverbal Aptitude for Grades 3,5, and 7 Feb-19 60 - 90 minutes Screening for Gifted and Talented Program There are no accommodations on this aptitude test No sample questions

Results are shared by request
ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 English Language Proficiency for English language learners in Grades K-8 February 14 - April 12, 2019 Kindergarten - 45 minutes

Grades 1-8 - four tested areas for a maximum of 170 minutes
To determine level of English Language Proficiency to identify and monitor English Language Learners https://www.wida.us/assessment/WIDA_AccessAccDescriptions.pdf https://wbte.drcedirect.com/WIDA/portals/wida/ott2?index=3&adminId=596372
STAR Early Literacy Skills for Grades K and 1

Reading and Math for Grades 1-8
3 times annually in each of three (Fall, Winter, Spring) screening periods Approximately 20 minutes per test To obtain benchmark levels of student skills in literacy and mathematics to help guide targeted instruction and monitor progress Text -to-speech for mathematics None