The mission of the Assessment Department is to coordinate and provide high-quality services and guidance for all State and District-mandated assessment events with a strategic focus on a Balanced Assessment System.




The ACT Plus Writing is a nationally recognized college admissions exam and Nevada’s choice for a College and Career Readiness assessment

Assessment Literacy

Resources for the CCSD Balanced Assessment Framework and sound grading practices

Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) CRT

These online assessments, in the subject areas of English Language Arts, Mathematics, and Science, are a part of the Smarter Balanced assessment system


The End of Course (EOC) is a common state final exam for students who have completed an aligned course


K-3 District interim assessments, used to inform instruction and support student learning


The Nevada Alternate Assessment is the state assessment based upon alternate achievement standards

SBAC Interims

Interim assessments that support and prepare students for the annual Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT)


The WIDA assessment evaluates the acquisition of the English language for second language students

General Testing Information

Testing calendars and resources for all state-mandated testing events