About the FSAs

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The Florida Standards Assessments (FSA) measure education progress in English Language Arts (ELA), Mathematics, and End-of-Course (EOC) subjects (Algebra 1 and Geometry).

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FSA Results Resources

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For further results resources, including district and school reporting category and writing domain results, see the FDOE webpage found here: http://fldoe.org/accountability/assessments/k-12-student-assessment/reporting-cat-results.stml.

2018-2019 FSA Technical Reports

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The Florida Standards Assessments (FSA) technical report documents methods used in test construction, psychometric properties of the tests, summaries of student results, and evidence and support for the intended uses and interpretations of assessment results. As explained in the Volume 3 memo below, Volume 3: Setting Achievement Standards from the 2014–2015 FSA Technical Report will not be updated annually but is available on the Technical Reports page of the FDOE website. Appendices are available upon request by contacting Catherine Altmaier of FDOE at Catherine.Altmaier@fldoe.org. Archived technical reports can be found on the FDOE website.

Mathematics Test Item Specifications – January 2020

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ELA Test Item Specifications January 2020

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Test Design Summaries

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Interpretive Information

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The following documents provide current interpretive information about the assessments. Previous versions of the Test Design Summaries and Item Specifications can be viewed on the Archives tab in the Resources Section.