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  • About the Collection: English Language Proficiency (ELP) Assessment Participation Exceptions

    Domain exemptions are available for students who are dually identified as English learners/multilingual learners (ELs/MLs) with an Individualized Education Program (IEP) or a Section 504 Plan.

  • About the Collection: K-3 Reading Initiative

    Administration of a reading assessment is mandated for all Connecticut Priority School Districts (PSDs).

  • About the Collection: Kindergarten Entrance Inventory (KEI)

    The Fall Kindergarten Entrance Inventory was designed to provide a statewide snapshot of the skills students demonstrate, based on teachers' observations, at the beginning of the kindergarten year.

  • About the Collection: Noncertified Staff Collection

    CSDE uses the Noncertified Staff application to collect para-professional full-time equivalent (FTE) data in nine instructional and eleven non-instructional categories.

  • About the Collection: PSIS

    The Connecticut State Department of Education uses the Public School Information System (PSIS) to collect data regarding student enrollment throughout the state of Connecticut.

  • About the Collection: TCS

    The Teacher-Course-Student (TCS) application collects student, teacher and course data. Analyses of TCS data can greatly inform school and district strategists to increase the college and career readiness of all learners. This data allows districts to make informed decisions about the current state of instruction and learning as well as the ways in which both can be improved, monitored and shared.

  • Application Information - CSDE Data Collections and Deadlines

    This site provides in-depth information about each collection managed by the Performance Office of the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE).

  • Certifying Data

    Certification information on Performance Office Data Collection Applications.

  • Connecticut COVID-19 Education Research Collaborative (CCERC)

    CCERC is a collaboration of researchers from universities across Connecticut

  • Connecticut Interim Assessments: Smarter Balanced and Next Generation Science

    This page provides information about The Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments for mathematics and English language arts (ELA)/literacy. They are available to students in Grades 3 – 8 and high school. The interim Assessments are one of the three components of the Smarter Balanced Assessment System—along with the end-of-year summative assessments in ELA/literacy and mathematics, and a digital library of formative assessment tools and practices that support classroom instruction.

  • 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. This includes information on the Connecticut Physical Fitness Assessment Individual Student Collection, which collects results of the assessment at the student level.

  • Connecticut SAT School Day

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

  • Connecticut Sensible Assessment System

    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.

  • Data Collection Applications

    List of Performance Office Data Collection Applications with link to Help Sites.