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State Assessments

State Assessments Washington students are tested regularly by the state to assess their progress as they move through school. State tests include the following, and may be taken with or without tools, supports, or accommodations*:

* Tools are available to all students and can be used at the student's discretion. Supports are available to English language learners and any student with a need identified by an educator. Accommodations are for students who receive special education services with a documented need noted in an IEP or 504 plan.

Other Assessments

The state testing timeline shows the history of how Washington phased in state testing.

  More Information for State Required Testing may be found at