Nebraska State Accountability (NeSA)

State Testing-NSCAS and ELPA21

Nebraska requires state level testing. 

The Nebraska Department of Education link has more detailed information about the standards that will be assessed, including the extended standards for the alternate assessment. Students in grades 3-8 participate in NeSA testing in English Language Arts and math.  Students in grades 5 and 8 also take NeSA science tests. Students in grade 11 participate in a college entrance exam as part of state testing. English Learners in grades K-12 participate in the English Language Proficiency Assessment for the 21st Century (ELPA21).


Resources for LPS Staff

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NSCAS and ELPA 21 Testing Windows 2017-18 School Year

Feb. 5-March 2, 2018
Make-ups: March 5-9, 2018

NSCAS-ELA, Math, Science (including Alternate Assessments)
March 19 - April 27, 2018
Make-ups: May 1-5, 2018

April 3, 2018