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The mission of the Assessment Department is to coordinate and support all aspects associated with the administration of high-quality assessments that provide reliable information that can be used as the basis for making valid educational decisions. 

K-12 State Assessments

FAQ for Computer Adaptive Testing 

link to florida assessment

The FAST progress monitoring and coordinated screening program includes VPK through grade 10 English Language Arts (ELA) Reading and VPK through grade 8 Mathematics assessments that are aligned to the B.E.S.T. standards and are administered three times per year.

adaptive testing

The state has put out a frequently asked questions doc for computer adaptive testing.

link to end of year exams

Students in any grade completing courses in Algebra 1, Geometry, Biology 1, U.S. History, or Civics

link to science tests

Students in grades 5 and 8

link to BEST exam

For the 2022-23 school year, Writing will be administered as a field to a representative sample of Florida students during the spring administration.

Link to ELL

Students in grades K–12, currently classified as English Language Learners, with a code of "LY" participate in ACCESS for ELLs assessments.

link to Civic

Students in any grade completing a U.S. Government course

link to FAA

Students with significant cognitive disabilities whose participation in the general statewide assessment, even with accommodations, is not appropriate (Bureau of K-12 Student Assessment)

link to international

Representative samples of students selected to participate in NAEP, PISA, PIRLS, and TIMSS (Office of Assessment)