PARCC -Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers --
"After a three-year transition period to provide local districts and schools the time necessary to shift practices and prepare students and educators for new tests designed to measure the CCSS, the PARCC assessments replaced NJASK (grades 3-8) and HSPA (high school) in 2014-15". More about PARCC for New Jersey
.."In 2014-2015, the PARCC assessments will replace the existing statewide assessments, the NJASK in grades 3-8 and HSPA in high school. New Jersey has been transitioning the NJ ASK to measure the CCSS over the past three years to provide local districts and schools the time necessary to shift practices and prepare students and educators for PARCC, which will measure the CCSS with fidelity in 2014-2015..." More about PARCC for New Jersey
Frequently Asked Questions about the PARCC Test and Common Core for New Jersey
PARCC PRACTICE TESTS -- English Language Arts and Mathematics
NEW JERSEY STATE TESTS K-12
Aseessment Schedules for 2013-2014 School Year
Note: The State GEPA tests Grades 5-8 were replaced by NJASK in 2008.
Information Guide for Parents, Teachers and Students Grades 5-8-- This guide contains sample questions found on the test.
GEPA Sample Tests -- Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies
New Jersey Common Core
ASK Sample Tests --Science, Math, Language Arts --
Grades 3 and 4
Sample Tests--2000 ESPA Sample Tests
**Updates 2012 NJASK --A Summary of Core Test Design
and Administrative Features for Grades 3-8--Note:
these updates include sample questions.
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