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Student Testing

  • Where can I locate the testing calendar for New Mexico’s state assessments?

The current dates for the New Mexico Statewide Assessment Program are available by clicking http://www.ped.state.nm.us/AssessmentAccountability/AssessmentEvaluation/index.html and navigating to the link called “2010‑2011 NMSAP Calendar.”

HSCE stands for High School Competency Exam
NMAPA stands for New Mexico Alternative Performance Assessment
NMELPA stands for New Mexico English Language Performance Assessment
SBA stands for Standards-Based Assessment.

For any additional questions regarding student testing, please contact our Assessment & Accountability helpdesk at 505.827.7975.

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