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Assessment Domain 2019-06-12T11:42:23-06:00


Data Submission Schedule:  40 Day, 80 Day, 120 Day and End of Year (EOY)

Grain: One record per district / test description / assessment school year date / item description / test date / student ID

Load Dependencies

  1. Student Required

Template Description – The Assessment Fact Template is the only template in the Assessment Domain and it used to capture information on the following assessments:

  • Early Childhood Assessments
  • Dual Discrepancy Model Assessments
  • English Language Proficiency Screener (NMELPAPT)
  • WIDA Access Placement Test (WAPT)
  • Language Use Survey (LUS)
  • Home/Heritage Language Proficiency Assessments
  • Student Assistance Team (SAT) referral
  • Career College Readiness Exams
  • End of Course Exams (EoC)

School Year 2019-2020 Changes:  

  • No Changes

Delete Options:

  • Delete Assessment Fact by District , School Year, Item Description and Test Date
  • Delete Assessment Fact by District , School Year, Item Description and Test Date and Student Id
  • Delete Assessment Fact by District , School Year, and Item Description
  • Delete Assessment Fact by District , School Year, and Test Description
  • Delete Assessment Fact by District , School Year, Test and Test Date
  • Delete Assessment Fact by District , School Year, Test Description, and Student Id – (Specific Records)

File Name Format Example:  001_ASSESSMENT_FACT_201907071201.csv

Field NumberField NameData Type, Required, CodeValid Values
1DISTRICT CODECharacter, Required, Key
2TEST DESCRIPTIONCharacter, Required, Key

  • DDA = Dual Discrepancy Model Assessment
  • EARLY CHILDHOOD = Early Childhood Assessment
  • HL = Home/Heritage Language (language other than English)
  • LUS = Language Usage Survey
  • WAPT  = WIDA ACCESS Placement Test
  • SAT = Student Assistance  Team referral
  • EOC – End of Course Exams
  • CCR tests
    • ACCU – Accuplacer Test
    • AP– Advance Placement
    • COMP – Compass Test
    • IB – International Baccalaureate
    • TABE – Test of Adult Basic Education
    • KEYS – Work Keys
    • ASVAB – Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery
  • 2019-06-30 = SY19
  • 2020-06-30 = SY20
4ITEM DESCRIPTION CODECharacter, Required, Key
  • EOC Valid Values – Use the EOC Exam Naming Convention posted on the linked document.
  • Other valid Values
5TEST DATEDate, Required, KeyYYYY-MM-DD
6STUDENT IDCharacter, Required, KeyEnter Student ID
7LOCATION CODECharacter, Required, Updateable
17STANDARD ACHIEVED CODECharacter, Conditionally Required, Updateable

  • If Field 2 = EARLY CHILDHOOD AND Field 4 = BEHAVIOR EXIT or LANGUAGE ACQUISITION EXIT or SOCIAL EMOTIONAL EXIT.  Then valid values are Progress Assessment Values.  Progress Assessment value applies to Positive Social Skills, language Acquisition Skills and Behavior Skills assessments to 3Y/4Y students who have been in the program at least six (6) months.
    • A = Did not improve functioning
    • B = Improved functioning, but not sufficient to move nearer to functioning comparable to same-aged peers
    • C = Improved functioning to a level nearer to same-aged peers and acquired new skills, but did not reach it
    • D = Improved functioning to a level comparable to same-age peers
    • E = Maintained functioning at a level comparable to same-aged peers
  • If Field 2 = DDA then
    • Y = SLD Eligible
    • N = SLD Not Eligible
  • If Field 2 = LUS.
    • 0 = A “No” response to questions 1-7 of the NM Language Usage Survey. Student is Initial Fluent English Proficient (IFEP)
    • 1 = A “Yes” response to one or more questions 1-7 of the NM Language Usage Survey. Administer English language proficiency screener (W-APT or WIDA Screener) to determine English language proficiency classification.
  • If Field 2 = NMELPAPT
    • 0 = Initial Fluent English Proficient (IFEP)
    • 1 = Classified as English Learner (EL)
  • If Field 2 = WAPT
    • 0 = Initial Fluent English Proficient (IFEP)
    • 1 = Classified as English Learner (EL)
19SCORE (RAW SCORE)Number (4 decimals), Conditionally Required, UpdateableEnter the raw score.
45SCORING MODEL CODECharacter, Conditionally Required, Updateable
BRIG = Brigance
CC = Creative Curriculum
WORK = Work Sampling,
PETITION = Petition to NMPED
DLDSC = Dual Discrepancy Model Assessment
NMPKOA = NM Pre-K Observational Assessment


Submit new assessments for students at each reporting period. EoC, CCR, ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY SCREENER (NMELPAPT), Home/Heritage Language and the NM Language Usage Survey (LUS) assessments must be submitted at each reporting period. Title I Part D Assessment Data may be submitted at any reporting period, but will be reviewed and verified during the EOY collection and as needed during the summer collection.

  • Dual Discrepancy Model Assessment – In identifying children with Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD), effective July 1, 2009, public agencies MUST implement the Dual Discrepancy Model in grades K-3. A Dual Discrepancy exists when the student both performs below the level evidenced by grade-level peers AND also shows a learning rate substantially below that of grade-level peers. (NMAC
  • Early Childhood Assessments – Students who enroll in the program MORE than 30 days from the end of the school year require an EARLY CHILDHOOD “ENTRY” assessment in all three content areas (ex. BEHAVIOR ENTRY, SOCIAL EMOTIONAL ENTRY and LANGUAGE ACQUISITION ENTRY. This includes students receiving Speech Articulation Only services.  Submit the ENTRY and EXIT EARLY CHILDHOOD assessment only ONCE in the school year in the first reporting period after the test is administered (40D, 80D, 120D or EOY).  The ENTRY test for EARLY CHILDHOOD assessments must be administered within 30 DAYS of the child’s program start date in the current school year.  The EXIT test for EARLY CHILDHOOD assessments is administered at least six months after the ENTRY test was administered. An EXIT test is required if the student was enrolled in the program for at least six months.  Standard Achieved Code is now used to collect the PROGRESS ASSESSMENT VALUE and is to be submitted into STARS for each of the Early Childhood EXIT Assessments. Discontinue use of the Standard Achieved Code for the Early Childhood ENTRY assessments.  When determining the student’s PROGRESS ASSESSMENT VALUE, utilize the Childhood Outcomes Summary Form (COSF).
  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY SCREENER (NMELPAPT) is used to logically represent the current screening/placement test for potential EL students. This is only for the Placement/Screening Assessment for the initial identification of EL students in grades 1-12. Not for Kindergarten Students.
  • WIDA Access Placement Test (WAPT) is used to screen potential EL students in Kindergarten ONLY. The test has three domains;
    • Listening and Speaking – submit on the 40th day and only for new students thereafter.
    • Reading – submit on the 120th day and only for new students thereafter.
    • Writing – submit on the 120th day and only for new students thereafter.
  • Language Usage Survey (LUS) is used to identify potential EL students based on the parental responses regarding the child’s use of language. Submit on the 40th day and only for new students thereafter.
  • Home/Heritage Language Proficiency Assessments (for students enrolled in a Bilingual Multicultural Education Program). According to BME statute and regulation, the home language means a language other than English that is the primary or heritage language spoken at home or in the community. The heritage language means a language other than English that is inherited from a family, tribe, community or country of origin.
  • Student Assistance Team (SAT) referral
  • Career College Readiness Exams-Exams include ACCU, AP, COMP, IB, PLAN, ASVAB, TABE, KEYS. EXAMS may be administered at any time. CCR courses/exams are used for evaluating career and college readiness. Test data can be submitted on 40, 80, 120, and End of Year. ACT, ACT Aspire, AP, SAT, PSAT and SATSUB will be provided to the PED by the College Board and therefore do not need to be submitted to the PED.
  • End of Course Exams (EoC) Exam administered after the completion of a course or a set of courses. The PED offers numerous state-produced EoCs, and districts have the option of developing their own with state guidance and approval.  EoC test data can be submitted into STARS on 40, 80, 120, and End of Year.  Each EoC is identified by a subject, grade range, and version number which together make up the Assessment Fact Item Description.  Specific version numbers and Item Descriptions are permissible only during specified date ranges. (See link below for reference to list of versions, Item Descriptions and date ranges.)  District-created EoCs that are available for statewide use are also listed on the table with specified version numbers. EoCs may be administered during specified testing windows only. These windows are established and published by the Assessment and Evaluation Bureau on an annual basis. EoC exams may be used in teacher evaluation and for high school students to demonstrate competency in math, reading, writing, science, and social studies to meet graduation requirements.  All EoCs have Frameworks that identify the assessed standards.
Page last updated June 12, 2019