Statewide Assessment Vendor Partners

NWEA

Beginning in the 2017-2018 school year NDE has partnered with Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) to develop a statewide general summative assessments.  The new summative tests replaced NeSA tests that were previously administered by Data Recognition Corporation (DRC).  NWEA administers NSCAS General Summative assessments, as well as provides support for interim and formative assessment.

NWEA NE Portal

DRC

Beginning in the 2017-2018 school year Data Research Corporation(DRC) has administered the NSCAS Alternate summative assessments in grades 3-8, 11 for ELA and Math and 5,8, 11 for Science only.

eDirect

ACT

Beginning in the 2017-2018 school year ACT has administered the high school third year cohort assessment.

ACT NE Portal