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Assessment 2019-07-09T11:30:04-06:00

Our mission is to positively impact student learning by ensuring the development and administration of valid and reliable assessments that:

  • Are aligned to rigorous standards
  • Produce results used to inform a measure of college and career readiness
  • Undergird the belief that all students can learn and achieve at high levels
  • Hold schools and the PED accountable to create equity and opportunities for students

New Mexico assessments meet state and federal requirements for Title I ,Title II, and Title III. These assessments are used for a variety of purposes, including: High School Graduation, School Grading, and NMTeach Educator Evaluation.

Webpage Visitors: Please note that the Assessment Bureau webpages are currently limited and are being revised in preparation for the 2019-20 academic year. All revisions will be completed by August 1, 2019.


2019-20 DRAFT Assessment Calendar (PDF) new

Assessment Updates Student Success Task Force Recommendations and Spring 2019 Student Reports (PDF) new

Assessment Updates and Clarifications Memorandum (PDF)

2019 ACCESS for ELs and Alt-ACCESS Reports Withdrawn FAQs (PDF)

USDE Approval of NM Science Assessment Waiver (PDF)

Re-envisioning New Mexico’s Statewide Assessment System (PDF)

Task Force Membership List (PDF)

Schedule of Stakeholder Community Input Sessions (PDF)

New Mexico Statewide Assessment Program (PDF)

Transitioning Away from the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) (Jan. 10, 2019) (PDF)

Page last updated July 9, 2019