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Student Assessment

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  • Connecticut Physical Fitness Assessment 

    This page provides information on The Connecticut Physical Fitness Assessment that is administered to students in Grades 4, 6, 8 and in high school.

  • Connecticut SAT School Day

    This page provides information about The Connecticut SAT School Day that is administered to all students in Grade 11.

  • Connecticut Student Assessment Main Page

    This page contains information and links about state summative assessments administered by the Connecticut State Department of Education

  • Connecticut Writing Portfolio

    The Writing Portfolio Guides for Grades K-2 include materials that can be used by teachers to complement the instruction of writing over the course of the school year.

  • EdSight

    EdSight is CSDE’s data portal that provides detailed information about schools and districts and offers information on key performance measures that make up Connecticut’s Next Generation Accountability System.

  • Find Information about Smarter Balanced

    This page provides information about the Smarter Balanced Assessments administered in Grades 3 - 8 for ELA and Mathematics.

  • International Assessments

    This page provides information about the full range of international assessments that are administered in Connecticut schools periodically.

  • Kindergarten Inventory

    This page provides information about The Fall Kindergarten Entrance Inventory.

  • Mastery Examination Committee

    This page provides information about the Mastery Examination Committee within the Department of Education.

  • NAEP

    This page provides information about the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). NAEP is the nation’s only ongoing representative sample survey of student achievement in core subject areas.

  • NAEP Tools and Applications

  • NGSS Assessments

    This pages provides information about Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Assessments delivered in Grades 5, 8 and 11.

  • Program for International Student Assessment - PISA

    This page contains information about The Program for International Student Assessment - PISA.

  • Smarter Balanced Assessment

    This pages contains resources on the Smarter Balanced assessments.

  • Smarter Balanced Digital Library

    This page provides information about the Smarter Balanced Digital Library. The Smarter Balanced Digital Library is a searchable, interactive online collection of instructional and professional learning resources developed by educators for educators.