NDSA Testing 2023

The North Dakota State Assessment (NDSA)

This year tests will be given in

Reading (ELA) (grades 3-8)

Writing (ELA) (grades 3-8)

 Math (grades 3-8) and 

Science (grades 4, 8, and 10)

*Grade 10 will only take the Science portion as the ACT counts toward their state testing requirement during their Junior year.

The testing window is from 

April 11-May 4

Practice tests

(Click on green "Sign In" button at bottom, then select the grade and test you would like to practice.)

Please note practice tests are not scored.

Proposed testing times for NDSA test 

(often teachers will break a test into two days)

ELA Test Information

Writing Test

For the writing test, students will be given one prompt to do, and will not know which one beforehand.

(from 2022) Sampler Passage sets and Scoring Guides

Math Test information

Science Test Information