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The Division of Assessment, Planning & Evaluation is responsible for coordinating and implementing student assessment throughout the district. 
Our goals are to:

  • Manage federal, state, and district testing initiatives
  • Provide accurate and timely information regarding testing purposes, procedures, and results (national, state, district) to relevant school and district staff
  • Assist and advise on the development and adoption  of assessments

 

The Division of Assessment, Planning & Evaluation supports all levels of the organization to ensure that student achievement results are used to drive instructional decisions and improve learning opportunities for all students.

The values that guide our work are:

  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Collaboration

 

 

 

2021-2022 K-12 Assessment Calendar

 

 

Appendix

 

ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 Total Testing Time (Computer-Based):

Students work at their own pace using the following guidelines:

Listening: Up to approximately 40 minutes

Reading: Up to approximately 35 minutes

Speaking: Up to approximately 30 minutes

Writing Tier A: Up to approximately 45 minutes

Writing Tier B/C: Up to approximately 60 minutes

 

NJSLA-Science Total Testing Time (Computer-Based)**:

Grade 5: 180 minutes

Grade 8: 180 minutes

Grades 11: 240 minutes

 

NJSLA-English Language Arts & Mathematics Total Testing Time (Computer-Based)**:

Mathematics:

Grades 3-8: 180 minutes

Algebra I, Geometry & Algebra II: 180 minutes

English Language Arts/Literacy:

Grade 3: 150 minutes

Grades 4-8: 180 minutes

Grades 9-10: 180 minutes

 

NAEP Total Testing Time (Computer-Based)**:

Grade 4: 180 minutes

Grade 8: 180 minutes

 

* Required by State

** Per State March 2019 updated Unit Testing Times

 

It is very important to note that all students may not be administered all assessments. If a student is permitted extra time or any other accommodations by their 504 or IEP, parent/ guardians should contact their guidance office/special services for additional details on accommodations and accessibility options. Students with severe cognitive disabilities may be assigned to take the DLM assessments as prescribed by their IEP team.

https://www.nj.gov/education/specialed/accom900.shtml

 

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Contact Us

Main phone number: (973) 321-0867

Mr. Luis Valentin

Acting Director of Assessment
Phone: (973)321-0373
lvalentin@paterson.k12.nj.us

Lovey Rogers

Administrative Secretary
973-321-0618
lrogers@paterson.k12.nj.us

Frank Pajuelo

Supervisor
973-321-0868
fpajuelo@paterson.k12.nj.us


Ana C. Zuñiga

Specialist of Assessment, Planning & Evaluation
Phone: (973)321-0875
azuniga@paterson.k12.nj.us

Haifa Zahroon

Supervisor Of Data Management
Phone: (973)321-0871
hzahroon@paterson.k12.nj.us

Group email address: testing2@paterson.k12.nj.us

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