NYS assessments by grade level

New York State assessments by grade level

School districts across New York State administer yearly assessments of student progress. Below you can find a list of assessments by grade level. These assessments are summative in nature and represent a snapshot of student progress. It is understood that the scores generated by the New York State Testing Program are just one measure of student learning.

For more information, please visit the Office of State Assessment  at 

Grades 3-5
Grade 3: ELA & Math
Grade 4: ELA, Math & Science 
Grade 5: ELA & Math 

Grades 6-8
Grade 6: ELA & Math
Grade7: ELA & Math
Grade 8: ELA, Math & Science
*Students may take Algebra and/or Earth Science in grade eight. 

Grades 9-12 Regents examinations
Grade 9:  Algebra, Earth Science 
Grade 10: Chemistry, Geometry, Global History and Geography, Geometry, Living Environment
Grade 11: Algebra 2, Chemistry, English, US History in Government, 
Grade 12: Physics 
*High school students are offered the opportunity to take a unique path to graduation

Advanced Placement courses offered at the High School: 
English Language
English Literature 

Calculus AB
Calculus BC

Physics I 
Physics C 

Social Studies 
World History
US History
US Government
AP Psychology

Languages Other Than English (LOTE)

Computer Science
Music Theory 
Graphic Art