Criterion Referenced Tests (CRTs) and District Common Assessments (DCAs)

Science DCAs

Science DCAs are unit or semester tests. They are created for grades 3-8 and high school physical science (including physics and chemistry), life science (e.g. biology), and earth science (e.g., geoscience).

To access a paper/pencil copy of the DCAs use the following link:    Elementary DCAs

Each spring, LPS students in grades 5, 8 and 11 will take a state science test (NeSA-S).