THE UNIVERSITY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
THE STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

 

Age Ranges for the 2006-07

New York State Alternate Assessment (NYSAA)

Revised August 2006

 

NYSAA is a datafolio assessment that measures student progress in achieving the learning standards through alternate performance indicators. All students in the following age ranges who are eligible to take NYSAA must be tested in 2006-07. Students with severe disabilities are assessed according to chronological ages aligned with grade level as indicated below. Students should be tested only once at each grade and in all the content areas indicated for each grade.

 

 

Age Ranges for Testing on NYSAA in 2006–07

Assessment

 

Birth Date

 

Reaches Age Given Between September 1, 2006 and August 31, 2007

Grade 3 ELA, Math September 1, 1997—August 31, 1998

9

Grade 4 ELA, Math, Science September 1, 1996—August 31, 1997 10
Grade 5 ELA, Math, Social Studies September 1, 1995—August 31, 1996 11
Grade 6 ELA, Math September 1, 1994—August 31, 1995 12
Grade 7 ELA, Math September 1, 1993—August 31, 1994 13
Grade 8 ELA, Math, Science, Social Studies September 1, 1992—August 31, 1993 14
Secondary-Level ELA, Math, Science, Social Studies September 1, 1988—August 31, 1990

17* or 18

 

*Note: NYSAA-eligible students with disabilities who will be leaving school before they reach their eighteenth birthday are encouraged to take the secondary-level NYSAA before they leave school (i.e., when they are 17-years-old).