National PTA State Assessment Resources
Tips for Supporting Student Success During State Assessments and Parent FAQ
Find answers to frequently asked questions and get practical tips to better understand the test in your state and what it means for your child.
Parents’ Guide to Student Success
Each guide has useful information on where your child should be developmentally and academically in each grade level.
Guidance on National PTA Assessment Position Statement
This document provides more information on National PTA’s formal position on state assessments.
Additional State Assessment Resources
Grade-Level Family Guides: Published in spring 2020, these guides are designed to help families better support learning at home. They detail what students are expected to know and be able to do at every grade level in reading and math.
Starting Smarter: For students who take the Smarter Balanced test, this site has sample questions, information on understanding your child’s score report, and links to additional resources.
Learning Heroes Readiness Check: Use this free tool to get a gut check on how well your child is meeting grade level expectations in reading and math.
Wide Open School: Free learning activities in every subject designed to support student learning at home.
Great Schools State Test Guide: Select your state and your child’s grade level to get a better understanding of what your child should know in each subject and helpful tips to support learning at home.