The NGSS Science Assessment will be administered in Grades 5, 8 and 11 in the Spring of 2018.
|Content Area(s)||Assessment||Grade(s)||Testing Window|
|Science||Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Assessment Field Test||5, 8 and 11||March 26-May 25, 2018
April 30-May 25, 2018
(Grades 5 and 8)
|NGSS Alternate Assessment Field Test||5, 8, and 11||April 30-May 25, 2018
(Grades 5, 8 and 11)
The USDOE approved Connecticut's waiver request related to statewide student assessment in science. As a result, in spring 2018, the Connecticut State Department of Education will only administer a NGSS Assessment Field Test for both science standard and alternate assessments. More information about the science waiver and approval can be found in the Science Waiver Approval and Revised Assessment Calendar correspondence.
More information about the 2018 Field Test for the standard assessment and alternate assessment will be released and posted on the Connecticut Comprehensive Portal as it is released.
NGSS Standard Assessment Field Test
NGSS Alternate Assessment Field Test