StateSub-scores Reported?Achievement Level Descriptors Reported?Categories Used for Sub-score ReportingWeblink for Sub-scores and/or Achievement Levels descriptors
AlabamaNot currently, but will be reportedReported--
AlaskaCurrently reportedNot reportedInquiry, Technology, and Nature of Science; Concepts of Physical Science; Concepts of Life Science; Concepts of Earth Science-
Arizona-Reported--
ArkansasCurrently reportedNot reportedInterpretation of Data; Scientific investigation; Evaluation of Models, Inferences, and Experimental Results http://avocet.pearson.com/ArkansasACTAspire/Home#pdf=7326_15966%23page=1
CaliforniaNot currently, but will be reportedNot reported-Reporting achievement level descriptors has not yet approved by the California State Board of Education.
ColoradoCurrently reportedReported--
ConnecticutCurrently reportedReportedLife Science; Physical Science; Earth Science; Content Knowledge; Scientific Inquiry, Literacy and Numeracy http://www.sde.ct.gov/sde/cwp/view.asp?a=2748&q=335752
DelawareNot going to be reported--Not developed at this time.
District of ColumbiaNot currently, but will be reportedNot reported--
FloridaCurrently reportedReportedThe Nature of Science, Earth and Space Science, Physical Science, and Life Science http://fldoe.org/core/fileparse.php/3/urlt/sciencegrade5.pdf http://fldoe.org/core/fileparse.php/3/urlt/sciencegrade8.pdf
Georgia-Reported- http://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Assessment/Pages/Georgia-Milestones-ALD.aspx
HawaiiCurrently reportedReported(1) scientific processes, (2) life science, (3) physical, earth and space sciences https://hsa.alohahsap.org/resources/reporting/
IdahoCurrently reportedReportedNature of science, life science, physical science, earth science, and technology-
IllinoisNot going to be reportedReported- https://www.isbe.net/Pages/Illinois-Science-Assessment.aspx
IndianaNot going to be reportedReported- https://www.doe.in.gov/assessment/ilearn-sample-items-and-scoring
IowaNot going to be reportedNot reportedCurrently, sub-scores are not reported. We have not determined whether or not they will be for 2019.Currently, achievement level descriptors are not included. We have not determined whether or not they will be for 2019.
KansasCurrently reportedReportedLife, ESS, and Physical Science https://ksassessments.org/scorereports
KentuckyNot going to be reportedNot reported--
LouisianaNot currently, but will be reportedReportedStill under discussion until data review, but anticipating overall and groupings of SEPsThese will be shared publically following standard setting in summer 2019
MaineCurrently reportedReportedPhysical setting (which is further broken down into earth/space, matter/energy, and force/motion) and life scienceOn confidential site -- accessible to parents by password and connected school staff only
MarylandNot currently, but will be reportedReported-Scores will be available after standard setting has occurred
MassachusettsCurrently reportedReportedEarth and Space, Life, Physical, and Technology/Engineering http://www.doe.mass.edu/mcas/tdd/pld/?section=sci
MichiganCurrently reportedReportedCurrently, the subscores are reported at the domain level (Life Science, Physical Science, Earth Science, Inquiry)-
MinnesotaCurrently reportedReportedNature of Science and Engineering, Physical Science, Earth Science, Life Science https://education.mn.gov/MDE/dse/test/ald/
MississippiNot going to be reportedReported-The achievement levels are changing from 4 to 5 levels but have not yet been designed. The link to the current achievement levels is
MontanaCurrently reportedReportedLife Science, Physical Science, and Earth and Space Science http://gems.opi.mt.gov/StudentAchievement/Dashboards/Student%20Achievement%20Dashboard/MontCAS%20(CRT).aspx
NebraskaCurrently reportedReportedInquiry, physical science, life science, earth/space science https://www.education.ne.gov/Assessment/pdfs/NeSA_Science_PLDs.pdf
NevadaCurrently reportedNot reported[Dimension specific:] Science and Engineering Practices: Gathering, Reasoning, Communicating / Disciplinary Core Ideas: Life, Physical and Earth and space / Cross Cutting concepts: Causality, Patterns, Connections and Systems-
New HampshireCurrently reportedReportedNot sureNot available
New MexicoNot going to be reportedReported- https://sba.onlinehelp.measuredprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/10/2018/05/Science_Performance_Level_Descriptors.pdf
New YorkNot going to be reportedReported-Will be developed for new assessments
North CarolinaNot going to be reported---
OhioCurrently reportedReported- http://oh.portal.airast.org/ocba/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/OH_Sci_SS_Performance_Standards.pdf
OklahomaCurrently reportedReportedDomain levelNot available for the new assessment, currently under construction
OregonCurrently reportedReportedSub scores may not be reported at the student level under the new assessment. https://www.oregon.gov/ode/educator-resources/assessment/Pages/Test-Specifications-and-Blueprints.aspx
PennsylvaniaNot going to be reportedReported- http://www.education.pa.gov/K-12/Assessment%20and%20Accountability/PSSA/Pages/default.aspx#.V2AQ6NIrLIU
Rhode IslandCurrently reportedNot reportedStill under discussionUnder development
South DakotaNot going to be reportedNot reported--
TennesseeNot currently, but will be reportedReportedLS1: Cells, Flow of Matter & Energy, Heredity; LS2: Interdependence, Biodiversity & Change; ES: The Universe, The Earth, The Atmosphere; PS1: Matter and Energy; PS2: Motion, Forces in Nature-
UtahCurrently reportedReportedScience Content and Science ILO's (Intended Learning Outcomes, similar to practices and the nature of science but not exactly the same) https://www.schools.utah.gov/assessment/assessments
VermontCurrently reportedReportedDomains and inquiryAvailable on Analysis and Reporting Website (restricted access)
VirginiaCurrently reportedReportedScaled scores are currently reported by reporting category. http://www.doe.virginia.gov/testing/scoring/performance_level_descriptors/index.shtml
WashingtonCurrently reportedReported[Available, but not reported at time of survey] http://www.k12.wa.us/assessment/statetesting/pld/default.aspx
West VirginiaCurrently reportedReportedPS, LS, ESS-
WisconsinCurrently reportedReportedA. SCIENCE CONNECTIONS, B. NATURE OF SCIENCE, C. SCIENCE INQUIRY, D. PHYSICAL SCIENCE, E. EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE, F. LIFE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, G. SCIENCE APPLICATIONS, H. SCIENCE IN SOCIAL AND PERSONAL PERSPECTIVES -- These are expected to change with the new assessment.-
WyomingNot currently, but will be reportedReportedNot defined yet, but will cover grade 4 performance expectationsALD will be publicly reported, but are not available yet