StateName of AssessmentSchool AccountabilityTeacher AccountabilityInform Curriculum & InstructionGrades Administered
AlabamaScantronYesNoYes5, 7
AlaskaAlaska Science AssessmentNoNoNo4, 8
ArizonaAIMS ScienceYesYesNo4, 8
ArkansasACT AspireYesYesYes3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
CaliforniaCalifornia Science Test (CAST)NoNoNot reported5, 8
ColoradoCMAS: ScienceYesYesYes5, 8
ConnecticutConnecticut Mastery Test in ScienceYesNoYes5, 8
DelawareDeSSA ScienceNoNoNo5, 8
FloridaStatewide Science AssessmentYesYesYes5, 8
GeorgiaGeorgia Milestones Assessment SystemYesYesYes5, 8
HawaiiHawaii State Assessment - ScienceYesNoNo4, 8
IdahoIdaho Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) for ScienceYesYesYes5, 7
IllinoisIL Science AssessmentNoNoNo5, 8
IndianaIndiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress (ISTEP+)NoYesYes4, 6
IowaIowa AssessmentsYesNoNo5, 8
KansasKansas Assessment Program (KAP)YesNoYes5, 8
KentuckyKentucky Academic Standards Science AssessmentYesNoYes4, 7
LouisianaLEAP 2025NoNoNo3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
MaineMaine Educational Assessments (MEA) - ScienceYesNoNo5, 8
MarylandMaryland Integrated Science Assessment (MISA)YesNoYes5, 8
MassachusettsMassachusetts Comprehensive Assessment SystemYesNoYes5, 8
MichiganM-STEP Science Field TestYesNoNo5, 8
MinnesotaMinnesota Comprehensive Assessments, Series III (MCA-III)NoYesNo5, 8
MississippiMississippi Academic Assessment Program ScienceYesYesYes5, 8
MississippiNAEPNoNoYes4, 8
MissouriMissouri Assessment Program Grade-level assessmentNoNoNo5, 8
MontanaScience Criterion-Referenced TestNoNoNo4, 8
NebraskaNebraska State Accountability (NeSA) AssessmentYesNoNo5, 8
NevadaSmarter BalancedYesNot reportedNot reported5, 8
New HampshireNH Statewide Assessment System (NHSAS)YesNoNo3, 5, 8
New JerseyNJ ASK ScienceNot reportedNot reportedNot reported4, 8
New MexicoSBA ScienceNoYesYes4, 7
New YorkElementary & Intermediate Level Science TestsYesNoYes4, 8
North CarolinaEOG (End of Grade) for 5th and 8th gradeYesYesNo5, 8
North DakotaNorth Dakota State AssessmentNoNoYes4, 8
OklahomaOklahoma School Testing Program (OSTP)YesNoYes5, 8
OregonOregon Statewide Assessment System - ScienceYesNoYes5, 8
PennsylvaniaPSSAYesYesYes4, 8
Rhode IslandRI NGSANoNoNo5, 8
South CarolinaSCPASSYesNot reportedNot reported4, 6, 8
South DakotaSouth Dakota Science Assessment (SDSA)NoNoYes5, 8
TennesseeTNReadyYesYesYes3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
TexasSTAARYesYesNot reported5, 8
UtahSAGE ScienceYesNoYes4, 5, 6, 7, 8
VermontVermont Science Assessment (VTSA)NoNoYes5, 8
VirginiaVirginia Standards of LearningYesNoYes5, 8
WashingtonWashington Comprehensive Assessment of Science (WCAS)YesNoYes5, 8
West VirginiaWest Virginia General Summative AssessmentYesNoYes5, 8
West VirginiaWest Virginia General Summative Assessment SBACYesYesNo5, 8
WisconsinWisconsin Forward ExamNoNoNo4, 8
WyomingWyoming Test of Proficiency and Progress (WY-TOPP)YesNoNo4, 8
Total 3415
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Notes: For each state-administered, Science assessment, grades 3–8 state respondents were asked about Intended Uses of assessment results: "Was this assessment used for school or teacher accountability?" "Was this assessment used to inform instruction/curriculum?" and "At what grade(s) is the assessment administered?"