Interim New Mexico Measures of Student Success & Achievement (i‑MSSA) | Grades 3-8 | Formative/Interim
Interim Measure of Student Success and Achievement (iMSSA) assessments are available for beginning-, middle-, and end-of-year administration windows set by PED in grades 3-8, Reading, Writing & Language Usage, and Math. While New Mexico requires that all districts and charter schools administer an interim assessment in regular intervals, use of the iMSSA is optional.
Teacher/School Leader Resources
Educator Portals and Resources
- Educator Portal/Data Interaction– Upload rosters, create accounts, monitor, and view assessment results.
- Assessment Portal User Guide
- Cognia Help and Support – Information on iMSSA
- 2023-24 iMSSA Test Administrator’s Manual
- iMSSA FAQs
- Lexile Educator Guide
- Quantile Educator Guide
Test Alignment Tables: These documents demonstrates the alignment of items to intended standards and to a taxonomy for cognitive complexity . The assessments were written to college and career readiness standards similar to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). To evaluate the cognitive complexity of Cognia test items, we used Webb’s Depth of Knowledge taxonomy.
Student & Family Resources
Family Portals and Resources
Please contact local school administrations for necessary accommodations and additional language options for interpreting student results information.
- Family Portal– view assessment results.
- Lexile Parent Guide
- Quantile Parent Guide