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Administering State Assessments

As detailed in the Statewide Implementation of Computer-Based Testing memorandum, students in Grades 5 and 8 will be required to take the 2024 operational ELA, mathematics, and science tests by computer-based testing (CBT). Other grade levels may also participate in CBT, but paper-based testing will still be available for these students.

Information pertaining to these tests is also available on the Department's website at

Online requests may be submitted at The system closes November 10, 2023.

If you have any questions concerning your school's exam request, please contact the Operations Group at 518-474-8220 or via e-mail to


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