NOTICE: The Connecticut State Department of Education’s customer service window for educator certification will be closed, effective March 12, 2018. The last day of staffing will be Friday, March 9, 2018. Please Note: The Bureau of Certification will remain open and fully functioning. This change only impacts the street level customer service window. For more information about submitting applications and supporting documentation please review our Cert Alert.

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  • 2017 - 2018 Connecticut Student Assessment Main Page

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

  • Connecticut Alternate Assessments and Connecticut NGSS Alternate Assessment

    This page contains information on Connecticut's Alternate Assessment System for students with significant cognitive disabilities. This includes The Connecticut Alternate NGSS Science Assessments in Grades 5, 8 and 11; and Connecticut Alternate Assessment (CTAA) for English language arts/literacy and Mathematics for Eligible Students in Grades 3-8 and 11.

  • 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 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 Information

    General and contact information for a SDE data collections.

  • Data Privacy and Security

    The Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) treats data confidentiality and the privacy of student educational records very seriously. It complies with all federal laws including Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), state statutes, and guidelines to protect confidential data.

  • Directory Manager Help Site

    DM is the official listing of all districts, schools and other educational facilities. DM is used to manage users and their roles for all Portal Applications.

  • ED159: Non-Public School Report Help Site

    Welcome to the ED159 - Nonpublic School Report Help Site

  • ED166 - Student Disciplinary Offense System Help Site

    The ED166 is the Student Disciplinary Offense Data Collection. Districts are required to submit specific incidents to CSDE annually. CSDE then uses this data to satisfy various federal mandates.

  • 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.

  • Educator Data System Help Site

    The EDS collects data on staff in a position that requires certification in Connecticut’s public schools and approved private special education programs.

  • Evaluation Timelines Help Site

  • 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.