State Testing- What Parents Need to Know

Starting in 2013, New York state began administering the ELA/Math Common Core assessments.  These tests intended to provide parents, students, educators and community members better measures of student proficiency in their knowledge and skills.  On this page, you will find links/documents to assist you with unpacking the different aspects of state testing.

The 2019 Grades 3-8 New York State Assessments: What Parents Need to Know

Parents' Frequently Asked Questions About New York State's Annual Grades 3-8 English Language Arts and Mathematics Tests

Things Every Parent Should Know About Student Participation in Statewide Assessments Under ESSA