Testing Overview

  • This Testing page includes high school testing information for New Jersey state assessments and college entrance exams. The side bar on the left lists specific assessments with links to other sites for more information. The charts below provide an overview.

    • If a student is permitted extra time or any accommodations by his/her IEP, the parent/guardian should contact the guidance office for additional details on accommodations and accessibility options.


NJSLA English Language Arts

  • Statewide Assessment Program

    As New Jersey prepares for a state assessment restart for the 2021-2022 school year, the NJDOE will resume NJSLA testing. The 2021-2022 testing window is April 25, 2022 to June 3, 2022.



NJSLA Algebra 1, Geometry, & Algebra 2

  • Statewide Assessment Program

    As New Jersey prepares for a state assessment restart for the 2021-2022 school year, the NJDOE will resume NJSLA testing. The 2021-2022 testing window is April 25, 2022 to June 3, 2022.



New Jersey Student Learning Assessment-Science (NJSLA-S)

  • Statewide Assessment Program

    As New Jersey prepares for a state assessment restart for the 2021-2022 school year, the NJDOE will resume NJSLA testing. The 2021-2022 testing window is April 25, 2022 to June 3, 2022.



PSAT/NMSQT and PSAT 8/9



Start Strong Assessments

  • These assessments are new for the 2021-2022 school year.  The assessments have been put in place of the 2021 NJSLA testing.  The tests are administered to the following students on the dates below.

    Tuesday, October 19, 2021:   Science (Students in grades 9 & 12)

    Wednesday, October 20, 2021:  English (Students in grades 9 & 10)

    Thursday, October 21, 2021:  Math (Students enrolled in Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2 and Intro to Algebra 2)


SAT

  • The SAT is a college entrance exam that is mainly for grades 11 and 12 and is not a graduation requirement.  The curriculum covered is comprehensive English Language Arts and Math. Doors open at 7:45am.



ACT

  • The ACT is a college entrance exam that is mainly for grades 11 and 12 and not a graduation requirement.  The curriculum covered is comprehensive English Language Arts and Math. The Class of 2022 may use ACT scores to meet the NJ High School Graduation Assessment Requirements.  Doors open at 7:45am.



AP Exams

  • The AP Exams are college entrance exams for grades 10, 11 and 12 and are not a graduation requirement.  The curriculum covered varies by AP course.

  • Art and Design: Friday, May 6, 2022 is the last day for AP coordinators to submit digital AP 2-D Art and Design, 3-D Art and Design, and Drawing portfolios (by 8 p.m. ET) and to gather 2-D Art and Design and Drawing students for physical portfolio assembly. Teachers should forward completed digital Art and Design portfolios to coordinators before this date.