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Assessment 2019-06-07T08:38:55-06:00

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.

Task Force

2019 ACCESS for ELs and Alt-ACCESS Reports Withdrawn FAQs new

USDE Approval of NM Science Assessment Waiver (4/16/2019)

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)

NMPED Preferred Formative Assessment Providers (PDF)


Page last updated June 7, 2019