ASSESSMENT INFORMATION

NORTHERN BURLINGTON COUNTY REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

2020-2021

New Jersey High School Graduation Testing Requirements

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Commercially Developed Standardized Assessments
English/Language Arts (Aligned to Grade Level Standards for Grade 7-12)
Mathematics (Aligned to Grade Level Standards for Grade 7, 8, Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II)
Administered throughout the year as needed

Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT)
Grades 10 and 11 All Students; Grade 12 (Students who have not yet met graduation assessment requirement)
October 13, 2021
Results available in mid-December.
Students must create a College Board account online to review scores.
Counselors review results with students during scheduling meetings.

Advanced Placement (AP) Exams
May 2 - 13, 2022
Monday-Friday
AM test, PM test
Results available in July

New Jersey State Assessments

Start Strong Assessments
Grades 7-12
October 13-15, 2021
English/Language Arts, Mathematics, Science
Grade 7 - ELA and Math
Grade 8 - ELA and Math
Grade 9 - ELA, Math and Science
Grade 10 - ELA and Math
Grade 11 - Math if enrolled in Algebra I, Geometry or Algebra II
Grade 12 - Science
Provide schools and districts the flexibility to address students’ unique needs at the beginning of the school year.
Computer-based with paper-based options for students with disabilities.
Integrated assessment reports in the Parent Portal established for the NJSLA and paper copies of student ISRs in late Fall.

New Jersey Student Learning Assessment (NJSLA)
English/Language Arts (ELA) and Math: Grades 7 - 9
Science: Grade 8 and 11
Computer-based with paper-based options for students with disabilities
State and federal requirement
Results available in September
April 25 - June 2, 2022 (Specific schedule TBD)
NJSLA Accessibility Features and Accommodations Manual

New Jersey State Graduation Proficiency Assessment (NJSGPA)
English/Language Arts (ELA) and Math
Grade 11
March 14 - 18, 2022
Computer-based with paper-based options for students with disabilities
State and federal requirement

Dynamic Learning Maps (DLM)
English/Language Arts (ELA), Mathematics and Science
Grades 7 - 8 and 11
April 1 - May 27, 2022
Computer-based
State and federal requirement
DLM Accessibility Manual

ACCESS 2.0
English language proficiency test
Grades 7-12
February 14, 2022 to April 8, 2022
Computer-based, untimed
State and federal requirement
Results available in June
Parent Handbook
Provided in different languages

Additional Resources for New Jersey’s Statewide Assessment System:
Statewide Assessments Testing Schedule 2021-2022

For more information please visit New Jersey’s Office of Assessments website