Does Rhode Island have standardized testing?

In Rhode Island, Education Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green said Friday that students will follow federal regulations and take the Rhode Island Comprehensive Assessment System starting later this month.

What is Necap testing?

The New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) is a battery of tests administered every year to students in grades three through eight, and then again in grade eleven. The NECAP tests are aligned with state curricula and the NECAP Grade-Level Expectations.

Does Rhode Island have state testing?

State-run test sites: Schedule a free test for yourself or a dependent child at a State-run COVID-19 test site. All Rhode Islanders can schedule a test online at or by calling 401-222-8022. You do not need an appointment to get tested at a mobile test site in your community.

What is an RI assessment?

The Reading Inventory (RI) is a nationally normed, formative assessment that provides a reading level in the form of a Lexile. RI helps teachers support independent reading by knowing what books will be “just right”–students can receive a recommended reading list based on their Lexile level.

Is Ricas testing mandatory?

According to guidance from the Rhode Island Department of Education, distance learning students are not excused from tests like RICAS. These tests are federally required and districts have to have a 95% participation rate.

Can I opt out of Ricas testing?

Q: Can parent opt students out of testing? A: RIDE does not have a state policy for opting out of testing. Any policy decisions about opting out are made at the district level.

What is on the Parcc test?

Assessment. The PARCC assessments cover two courses – English language arts/literacy and mathematics – for students between Grade 3 and Grade 11. When administering the PARCC assessment, states will be able to tailor the exams to their standards, classes, and other accountability tools that are unique to each state.

What does Necap stand for?

The New England Common Assessment Program (universally abbreviated NECAP, and generally pronounced “knee cap”) was a series of reading, writing, mathematics and science achievement tests, administered annually, which were developed in response to the Federal No Child Left Behind Act.

How do I check the Covid-19 test result in Rhode Island?

If you received a COVID-19 test at a State-run site, you can access an official record of your result on This user guide has step-by-step instructions for accessing results on the portal. If you need help getting your test results, call 401-222-8022 or email [email protected].