• Resources for NJSLA

    New Jersey has administered statewide assessments since the 1970s, and over the years the testing program has evolved. It began as a measure of basic skills, and after 1996 it has assessed the state's academic standards. In 2002, after the federal government enacted the No Child Left Behind Act, every state was required to test students in mathematics and English language arts (ELA) in grades 3 through 8 and at least once in high school. That mandate is still in effect under the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015.

    New Jersey Student Learning Assessment Testing Schedule

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    NJSLA Testing Schedule

    New Jersey Student Learning Assessment Unit Times

     NJSLA Unit Times


    NJSLA Math


    NJSLA Science

    New Jersey Student Learning Assessments Testing Resource Center

    Tools for Test Coordinators, Technology Coordinators, and Test Administrators to prepare for and administer the NJSLA.

    NJ Pearson Access Next Teacher Login

    Teachers can login to Pearson for resources and to administer assessments.

    NJSLA Testing Tutorials

    The purpose of these tutorials is to demonstrate the navigation and tools available for Computer-Based Assessments and the use of the Test Booklet and Answer Documents for Paper-Based Assessments. The items appearing in these tutorials are samples used to allow students and educators to gain familiarity with the technology platform and paper-based format that will be used for New Jersey assessments.

    State of New Jersey Department of Education

    NJSLA Assessment General Information

    Assessments: The Next Generation

    Website of free online resources to help students develop technology skills.