Rhode Island transitions to PARCC Assessment
"...During the 2015-2016 school year Rhode Island will be transitioning to a new PARCC test design. This new design will be implemented beginning with the administration of the spring 2016 assessments. The spring 2016 PARCC assessments will be administered during a single testing window comprising 30 school days for computer-based testing and 15 school days for paper-based testing. ".. read more about options
TEST ITEMS FROM NECAP TESTS
"...Please note that Rhode
Island has adopted the
Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English
Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social
Studies, Science, & Technical Subjects ("Literacy
in the Content Areas"), and the Common
Core State Standards (CCSS) in Mathematics.
In the 2013-14 school year, the CCSS for Mathematics
will replace the RI Mathematics GLEs/GSEs in
preparation for the change from NECAP (reading,
writing, mathematics) to the new statewide assessment
(PARCC) (ELA/literacy, mathematics) in 2014-15.
Reading & Writing
PARCC Practice Tests
Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)
National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) is
the nation's only ongoing representative sample survey
of student achievement in core subject areas.
each assessment, NAEP
releases dozens of sample questions to the publicómore
than 2,000 questions are currently available.
Page for Rhode Island Department of Education
of Instruction, Assessment and Curriculum