NSCAS General Summative Assessment

Measures student performance against NE content area standards, showing how learning compares to expectations.  ELA and Math for grades 3-8 is a computer-adaptive assessment.  Science assessment grades 5 & 8.  General Summative Assessments are administered by Northwest Evaluation Association(NWEA).  ACT General Assessment for high school third year cohorts.  These students are typically juniors.

An alternate exam is available for students who qualify as having significant cognitive disabilities.  Please click on the link for the alternate assessment page.


Test Administration Window

March 16, 2020 – May 1, 2020

Make-up Testing Only

April 27, 2020 – May 1, 2020

General Summative Assessment Quick Links:

English Language Arts page

NSCAS Mathematics page

NSCAS Science page

PortalACT Website

PortalNWEA Website

For more information on interim and formative assessment supports, click on the links below.

Interim Assessment
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Updated February 13, 2020 12:49pm