NH SAS


What is New Hampshire Statewide Assessment System (NHSAS)?
NHSAS is a student assessment system aligned with a common core of academic content standards for English language arts/literacy and mathematics. It replaced the Smarter Balanced assessment in 2018.  The new assessment will be used to gauge how well students are mastering the standards and ultimately how ready students are for college and career education and training.

What Subjects Are Tested With NHSAS?
The NHSAS has developed a system of valid, reliable, and fair next-generation assessments aligned to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in English language arts/literacy (ELA/literacy) and mathematics.

Which Grades Will be Tested?
Grades 3-8 and 11.

When Will Students be Tested?
Students are tested in the Spring typically between March and May. Check the school calendar for updates. 

How are Students Tested?
NHSAS capitalizes on the precision and efficiency of Computer Adaptive Testing (CAT). The assessments go beyond multiple-choice questions to include extended response and technology enhanced items, that allow students to demonstrate critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.

What is the Composition of the Testing?
NHSAS assessments go beyond multiple-choice questions to include extended response and technology enhanced items, that allow students to demonstrate critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.

Additional Information
For more information visit the NHDOE NHSAS Portal  

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