Assessment Information and Refusal Process

This spring, the Grades 3-8 English Language Arts and Mathematics tests. These annual tests are designed to measure how well students are mastering the NYS Next Generation Learning Standards. All students’ exams will be computer based.

The schedule for the exams is as follows

English Language Arts
March 29 and March 30 - Grade 3, 4 & 7
April 4 and April 5 – Grades 5, 6 & 8

Mathematics
April 26 and April 27 – Grade 3, 4 & 7
April 28 and April 29 – Grades 5, 6 & 8

On each of the two days of ELA and Math testing, students will be afforded unlimited time to complete the exam. However, based on our experience, the estimated time that it may take students to complete each day by grade is listed below:

ELA Grades 3-4 70 minutes each day
Math Grades 3-4 55-70 minutes each day

ELA Grades 5-8 60-90 minutes each day
Math Grades 5-8 70-80 minutes each day