Spring 2019 NMASR Field Test Information

Following are some bullets containing information about the NMASR.

  • The NMASR FT is offered online only.
  • Grades covered are: 5, 8, and 11
    • Your district/school may not have all grades participating.
  • It is available in English and Spanish.
  • There are 5 English forms per grade.
  • There is one Spanish form per grade.
  • TCM and TAM manuals are available to download
  • The student information will be pre-loaded to iTester.
  • You do not need to place an order.
  • You will follow the same procedures as you do with Science SBA in terms of student enrollment and testing.

Below is a chart showing the test design along with estimated testing time per session.

Student Testing Experience/Form & Session
Grades 5 & 8 Cluster/Passage Items Standalone Items Total Items Total Points Est. Time (min)
Passages 1-point items 2-point items 2-point items OE items
Session 1 2 4 4 5 1 14 26 45
Session 2 2 4 4 5 1 14 26 45
 
Grade 11 Cluster/Passage Items Standalone Items Total Items Total Points Est. Time (min)
Passages 1-point items 2-point items 2-point items OE items
Session 1 2 4 4 8 1 17 32 55
Session 2 3 6 6 4 1 17 230 55