State Assessments

2018-2019 Summary of State Testing

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

Regular Administration

Computer-based: April 8-May 28, 2019

Paper-based: April 8-April 29, 2019

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: Grades 3–11

Math: Grades 3-8 and for grades 9-11 by enrollment in course Algebra 1 and 2 and Geometry

Algebra A students take Math 6 or 7 PARCC

Algebra B take Algebra 1 PARCC
Passing score of 750 or higher:

Class of 2019-2020 option for graduation

Class of 2021+ Required to pass Algebra 1 and ELA 10

See state details below**
August 2019
Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC)

English Language Arts (ELA) and Math

Summer Administration
Computer-based: July 29-August 9, 2019

Paper-based: July 29 – August 9, 2019

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*
By enrollment in summer course for:
ELA 9-11
Algebra 1
Geometry
Algebra 2
Passing score of 750 or higher:
Class of 2019-2020 option for graduation

Class of 2021+
Required to pass Algebra 1 and ELA 10

See state details below**
TBA

New Jersey Student Learning Assessment – Science (NJSLA-S)

Computer-based: May 6-June 7, 2019

Paper-based: May 6- May 17, 2019

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.
State requires all students in grades 5, 8 and 11 take the assessment
TBA

ACCESS for English Language Learners (ELL)

Administration: February 19-April 12, 2019

Duration: 4 units, 30-65 / unit *
Students who qualify for English as a Second Language (ESL) program, K-12 
One of the criteria used to exit student from program
June 2019
 Dynamic Learning Maps (DLM) ELA & Math Administration: April 3 – May 31, 2019 Students with significant intellectual disabilities in Grades 3-8 and 11  N/A  TBD by NJDOE

*If students are permitted extra time or any other accommodation by their IEP or 504, parents/guardians may contact their child’s case manager, counselor or principal for additional details on accommodations and accessibility.

**See details on NJ State NJ State Graduation Testing Requirements.

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.

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