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 22, 2021 – April 30, 2021

Make-up Testing Only

May 3, 2021 – May 7, 2021

General Summative Assessment Quick Links:

English Language Arts page

NSCAS Mathematics page

NSCAS Science Transition

PortalACT Website

PortalNWEA Website

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

Interim Assessment
Interim and formative assessmentsSupports

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2021-2022 NSCAS Growth Assessment Dates

NSCAS Growth Winter Pilot Window
Dec 1 – Jan 21, 2022

NSCAS Summative Window
Mar 21 – May 6, 2022

NSCAS General Documents

NSCAS General Training

NSCAS General Technology

Updated April 12, 2021 12:50pm