Resource Types

Now Showing Resource Section: Administration Resources - General Information

Resource Description
NDSA Math Blueprint /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/NDSA-Math-Blueprint.pdf
Updated February 21, 2020
NDSA ELA Blueprint /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/NDSA-ELA-Blueprint.pdf
Updated February 21, 2020
NDSA Science Blueprint /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/NDSA-Science-Blueprint.pdf
Updated February 21, 2002

NDSA blueprint documents for Mathematics, ELA, and Science.

NDSA Proposed Testing Times /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/Proposed-Testing-Times_2-6-20.pdf
Updated February 06, 2020
Recommendations for NDSA Testing Times for the Reading, Writing and Math.
NDSA Factsheet /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/NDSA-Factsheet-2019-2020_12-6-19.pdf
Updated January 22, 2020

This factsheet contains important information about the North Dakota State Assessments (NDSA).

Standard Operating Procedures for Viewing the NDSA 2018-2019 /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/SOP-for-Viewing-the-NDSA-2018-2019-11-12-18.pdf
Updated December 06, 2018
The purpose of this document is to provide a Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for districts and schools that receive requests for the viewing the North Dakota State Assessment (NDSA) 2018-2019 for ELA and Mathematics.
NDSA Participation rules and Non-participation codes /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/Participation-Requirements-Non-participation-Codes-19-20.pdf
Updated February 06, 2020
Provides information on participation rules and non-participation codes.
AIRWays Reporting System User Guide /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/AIRWays-Reporting-Guide-19-20-2-24-20.pdf
Updated February 24, 2020

This user guide gives instructions on using the AIRWays Reporting System for accessing summative assessment data.

AutoScore FAQ /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/AutoScore_FAQ.pdf

This FAQ covers general information about the autoscoring engine used for the NDSA writing test.

AutoScore Presentation /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/NDSA-Writing-Scoring.pdf
This PowerPoint presentation covers information about the autoscoring engine used for the NDSA writing test.
Grade 3 Writing Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/Grade-3_Writing-Scoring-Guide.pdf
Grade 4 Writing Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/Grade-4_Writing-Scoring-Guide.pdf
Grade 5 Writing Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/Grade-5_Writing-Scoring-Guide.pdf
Grade 6 Writing Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/Grade-6_Writing-Scoring-Guide.pdf
Grade 7 Writing Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/Grade-7_Writing-Scoring-Guide.pdf
Grade 8 Writing Scoring Guide /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/Grade-8_Writing-Scoring-Guide.pdf
These guides provide sample writing responses at a variety of score points, along with explanations of the scores as related to the rubric.  
NDSA ELA Proficiency Levels /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/NDSA-ELA-Proficiency-Levels.pdf
Updated September 04, 2018

English Language Arts NDSA Cut Scores

NDSA Math Proficiency Levels /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/NDSA-Math-Proficiency-Levels.pdf
Updated September 04, 2018

Mathematics NDSA Cut Scores

NDSA Writing Rubric - Grade 3-5 Informational Prompt /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/InformationalRubric3-5.pdf
NDSA Writing Rubric for Grades 3-5 Informational Prompt
NDSA Writing Rubric - Grade 3-5 Opinion /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/OpinionRubric3-5.pdf

NDSA Writing Rubric for Grades 3-5 Opinion Prompt

NDSA Writing Rubric - Grade 6-8, 10 Argumentation Prompt /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/ArgumentationRubric_6-8-10.pdf

NDSA Writing Rubric for Grades 6-8, 10 Argumentation Prompt

NDSA Writing Rubric - Grade 6-8, 10 Informational Prompt /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/InformationalRubric_6-8-10.pdf
NDSA Writing Rubric for Grades 6-8, 10 Informational Prompt
Student Report Interpretive Guide /core/fileparse.php/2022/urlt/NDSA_ISR-Guide.pdf
Updated February 24, 2020

This interpretive guide is designed to help educators, parents, students, the public, and others understand NDSA student results.

*This report, when used in electronic format, is ADA compliant. It is the responsibility of the school to provide needed accessibility tools and resources when sharing information with students and parents.