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State Assessments

Assessment & Subject Area Dates of Administration 
& Duration
   Grades Covered State Requirement for Graduation Results Available
Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) 

English Language Arts (ELA)  and Math

Pearson PARCC page
Computer-based: April 16 - May 25, 2018
Paper-based: April 16 - April 27, 2018 
ELA Duration:  
Grade 3: 3 units @ 75min per unit*
Grade 4-11: 3 units @ 90min per unit*
Math Duration:  
Math 3-5: 4 units @ 60min per unit*
Math 6-8: 3 units @ 80min per unit*
Alg1, Geo and Alg2: 3 Units @ 90min per unit*
ELA for Grades 3 – 11 Math for Grades 3-8
And by enrollment in course:
Algebra B or Algebra 1, 
Geometry, Algebra 2
Passing score of 
750 or higher: Class of 2018-2020-option for graduation Class of 2021+ 
Required to pass 
Algebra 1 and ELA 10 See state details below**
July 2018
New Jersey Student Learning Assessment – Science (NJSLA-S) Computer-based: May 7-June 8, 2018
Paper-based: May 14- May 25, 2018 
Duration: 
Grade 5: 4 units, 30 min/unit* 
Grade 8: 4 units, 45 min/unit*
Grade 11: 4 units, 60 min/unit*
Grades 5, 8 & 11
Grade 11 will be comprehensive science and not Biology based.
FIELD TEST for 2018 September 2018
ACCESS for English Language Learners (ELL)

NJ DOE Bilingual Resources page
Administration: 
February 20-April 13, 2018
Duration: 4 units, 30-65 / unit *
Students who qualify for English as a Second Language (ESL) program, K-12 Option for Class of 2018-2020
One of the criteria used to exit student from program
August 2018
Dynamic Learning Maps (DLM) ELA & Math

NJ DOE PARCC Resources for Parents
Administration: April 9 – May 25, 2018 Grades 3-8 and 11 NA TBD by NJDOE

*If students are permitted extra time or any other accommodation by their IEP, parents/guardians should contact their elementary principal or middle school / high school guidance office for additional details on accommodations and accessibility.

**See details on NJ State Graduation Testing Requirements as of May 2017

For questions regarding state testing, please contact Montclair Public School’s District Test Coordinator, Jennifer Goforth, by email or phone at 973-509-4038.

For questions regarding district and other tests, please contact your child’s counselor or principal.

 

Updated: 3/12/2018