What better way to prepare for your own state exam than to practice
one or more tests from another state!
in the US are currently developing and implementing K-12 tests which are designed
to test student proficiency in their state frameworks and curriculum. In most
states, promotion will be linked to performance on these test. To access your
states curriculum use the Edinformatics
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IN SOME CASES A FULL TEST IS RELEASED.
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ALABAMA - NEW JERSEY
YORK-- Test Releases now for 2010 English,
Social Studies, Math and Science for elementary, middle and
high school, Recent New York State Regents Exams (June
1957 and forward) --all Subjects (pdf format). ( 3-8 sample
questions for 2005-2007 school year)
CAROLINA End of grade sample tests in math and science.
DAKOTA- Standards Based Assessment -- Common
Sample State Test items in all subjects, grades 4, 6, and
Sample State Tests for Reading, Mathematics and Science Form C
(2003-2006) . Grades 3,5,8,10)
. Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) PSSA
Item Test Bank. Item and Scoring Samplers - released PSSA
items with actual student reponses, scoring guidelines/rubrics
for mathematics, science, writing and reading.
ISLAND- Office of Assessment and Accountability and
Resource Materials and Released Items
for NECAP - New England Common Assessment Program (PDF) for
CAROLINA - The new program, known as the Palmetto
Assessment of State Standards (PASS), will be aligned to the
state academic standards and will include tests in writing,
English language arts (reading and research), mathematics,
science, and social studies for grades 3-8. Links to sample
questions for writing, english language arts (reading and
research), mathematics, science, and social studies.
DAKOTA- The South Dakota State Test of Educational
STEP) measures students' mastery of the South Dakota State
The TCAP currently includes the Achievement Test (grades
3-8), the Writing Test, the Gateway Tests and the End of Course
Tests. -Sample Tests
TAKS, SDAAII Tests and End-of-Course Examinations. 2002, 2003,
2004, 2005, 2006, 2007,2008, 2009. These are full
test releases. Online Versions available. Released
Test Items. Grades 3,4,5,6,7,8 Exit Level (All Subjects) Online
2003 TAKS Grades 3-11 now available.
Resources for Utah.
-- Vermont currently uses the NECAP
program of testing.
Virginia Standards of Learning Assessments Grade Three Grade Five
Grade Eight End-of-Course English, Math, Science, History (Sample
items.)Grade Three Grade Five Grade Eight End-of-Course English,
Math, Science, History-- full released
tests including 2008, 2009. From Jefferson Labs --interactive
online tests in math, science and
STATE --Washington uses the grades 3-8 Measurements of
Student Progress (MSP) and the High School Proficiency Exam (HSPE)
to test its students. The HSPE is used as the states high school
exit exam. In spring 2011, the state will begin using end-of-course
exams in math. For more information and sample test material (Reading,
Mathematics and Science) see State Assessment
Updates for 2011. --- Sample Tests -- Released
VIRGINIA- Sample WESTEST
items from the site for public viewing
Wisconsin Knowledge Concepts Examinations (WKCE) At Grades
3-8, and 10. Sample Questions. Reading,
Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students (PAWS)
is the assessment system developed by the Wyoming Department of
Education in cooperation with Harcourt Assessment, PAWS release
test items are now available in Reading, Writing and Math.