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The Bureau of K–12 Student Assessment is responsible for all aspects of Florida's K–12 statewide student assessment programs, including developing, administering, scoring, and reporting the results for assessments aligned to the Florida Standards and Next Generation Sunshine State Standards (NGSSS), as well as assisting with the administration and reporting of several other K–12 student assessment programs. Services are provided both by Florida Department of Education (FDOE) staff and through various contracts with assessment vendors. The primary goal of these assessments is to provide information about student learning in Florida, as required by Florida law (see Section 1008.22, Florida Statutes). For more information about the statewide assessment program, see the department’s webpage: http://www.fldoe.org/accountability/assessments/.

This page provides access to general information about the Florida Statewide Assessment Program and links to other Florida resources.

Assessment Schedules

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2019–2020 Statewide Assessment Schedule established according to Florida Statute 1008.22 for FSA and NGSSS assessments. This schedule also contains testing dates and windows for other statewide assessments, such as FSAA, ACCESS for ELLs, and NAEP.
2020–2021 Statewide Assessment Schedule established according to Florida Statute 1008.22 for FSA and NGSSS assessments. This schedule also contains testing dates and windows for other statewide assessments, such as FSAA, ACCESS for ELLs, and NAEP.

Fact Sheets

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This fact sheet provides information about the Algebra 1 and Geometry EOC assessments that measure student achievement of the Florida Standards and the Civics, Biology 1, and U.S. History EOC assessments that measture student achievement of the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards (NGSSS), as outlined in their course descriptions.
This fact sheet provides information regarding the Grades 3–10 English Language Arts (ELA) and Grades 3–8 Mathematics assessments that measure student achievement of the Florida Standards, and the Grades 5 and 8 Science assessments that measure student achievement of the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards (NGSSS).

Graduation Requirements

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According to Florida law, students must meet certain academic requirements to earn a standard high school diploma from a public school. This means that students must pass required courses, earn a minimum number of credits, earn a minimum grade point average, and pass the required statewide assessments. Students who meet these requirements but do not pass the required assessments will receive a certificate of completion, which is not equivalent to a standard high school diploma. Passing scores for the statewide assessments are determined by the State Board of Education.

Guides

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This guide describes the process involved in developing, administering, and scoring the Florida Standards Assessments (FSA) and NGSSS assessments. We encourage parents/guardians, educators, and interested citizens to consult this guide to gain a thorough understanding of the statewide assessment program.

This document helps you understand the score reports for the Florida Statewide Assessments. It includes explanations of the reports, information about the content assessed in FSA and NGSSS tests, and a glossary of the terms used in the reports. The explanations provided for the sample reports apply to all grade levels unless otherwise noted.