New Mexico SBA Help & Support

This Help & Support page provides all the information you need to keep up to date with New Mexico testing activities.

Important Dates

Spring 2018 Science SBA

The spring 2018 Science SBA testing window ended on March 30, 2018.

Spring 2018 Spanish Reading SBA

The spring 2018 Spanish Reading SBA testing window ended on May 4, 2018.

SBA Purchase Orders and Invoicing

As in past years, districts are responsible for a portion of the cost for SBA testing. However, districts’ per student cost has decreased under the new SBA contract as follows:

  • CBT: $10.41 per test submitted for scoring
  • PBT: $18.49 per answer booklet returned for scoring

Science SBA Item Development Committee Meetings Update

The New Mexico Public Education Department (PED) will be conducting Science SBA Item Review, Bias and Sensitivity Review, Range Finding Review and Data Review committee meetings this summer. New Mexico educators and administrators are invited to apply to participate in these committees to provide grade level and content expertise in the review of English Science SBA items.

Jun
26
Range Finding Review – Albuquerque, NM
June 26 @ 8:00 am - June 28 @ 5:00 pm MDT
  • The application window is closed
  • PED completed all committee selections and all participants have been notified accordingly
  • Range Finding Review Committee for Science SBA grade 4 will happen on June 26
  • Range Finding Review Committee for Science SBA grade 7 will happen on June 27
  • Range Finding Review Committee for Science SBA grade 11 (High School) will happen on June 28

Aug
16
Virtual Data Review Meeting
August 16 @ 8:00 am - August 17 @ 5:00 pm MDT
  • The application window is closed
  • PED completed all committee selections and all participants have been notified accordingly
  • Grades 4 and 7 –Thursday, August 16
  • Grades 7 and High School, August 17