NJSLA Results Spring 2023
Students who took the NJSLA in May 2023 will receive their individual score reports in the mail by mid-September.
NJGPA Results Spring 2023
Students in the Class of 2024 who took the NJGPA in March 2023 should have received their individual score reports in the mail. Please contact the school counseling office if the results have not yet been received. Passing the NJGPA in both Math and ELA is a state graduation requirement. Students who have taken the NJGPA but did not earn a passing score will have the opportunity to retake the NJGPA in October and can also submit the results of a substitute competency assessment to meet the state testing requirement for graduation. Cut scores for the substitute competency assessments can be found here
Please note: students who have not taken the NJGPA cannot use a substitute competency assessment. Students who do not have a passing score on any assessment can meet their graduation requirement through the state's portfolio appeals process, which requires enrollment in a course called Bridges to Success. Please see your school counselor for additional details.
State Testing 2023-2024
This year's state-mandated assessments include the following:
1) NJSLA: The NJSLA will be offered to students in ELA (Grade 9), Math (Grade 9 students enrolled in Algebra I, Geometry, or Algebra 2), and Science (Grade 11) in May 2024. These assessments measure attainment of the New Jersey Student Learning Standards in specific content areas.
2) NJ Graduation Proficiency Assessment (NJGPA): The NJGPA is a new assessment based on the New Jersey Student Learning Standards. The State Board of Education recently adopted this assessment as the state testing requirement for graduation for the Classes of 2024 and 2025. As per state rules, students in the Classes of 2024-2025 who do not take the NJGPA will be unable to earn a high school diploma. Students who take the NJGPA but do not earn a passing score will be able to use substitute competency assessments to meet the state testing requirements for graduation. Students with disabilities who qualify for the Dynamic Learning Maps assessment (DLM) are exempt from taking the NJGPA. Additional information will be sent home to families once it is communicated to the district by the NJDOE. The NJGPA for the Class of 2025 is scheduled for March 11-15, 2024.
The district's testing calendar for 2023-2024 can be found here
If you have any questions about either the assessments or accommodations for students with disabilities, please contact your child's school counselor or case manager. Please note that the district is required to administer NJ state assessments to all eligible students. Students who are exempt from taking NJ State Assessments through their IEP will be given the Dynamic Learning Maps (DLM) assessment in lieu of NJ State Assessments. Students exempt from passing NJ State Assessments through their IEP must still take the assessments.