State Testing Information & Graduation Guidance
The New Jersey Department of Education announced that districts will be participating in the Start Strong Assessments this Fall. The Pompton Lakes School District will be administering this assessment to students in grades 4-10 and grade 12 (science only) in September. The New Jersey Student Learning Assessments (NJSLA), ACCESS 2.0 for English Language Learners, and the Dynamic Learning Map (DLM) assessments will take place for the Spring 2023 testing administration.
District Testing Calendar/Letter (updated Jan. 2023)- Schedule is subject to change.
Spring 2022 and Fall 2022 District Standardized Testing & Class of 2022 Graduation Snapshot Presentation- presented to the Board of Education and the public on October 11, 2022.
Fall Start Strong 2022 Board of Education Presentation - presented to the Board of Education and the public on January 11, 2023
Spring 2022 and Fall 2022 District Standardized Testing & Class of 2022 Graduation Snapshot Report
Spring 2022 NJGPA individual score reports were mailed home to PLHS Senior families. The Spring 2022 NJGPA was a field test; results did not impact the Class of 2023. Please click here for the NJGPA report to the Board of Education and public attendees.
Spring 2022 NJSLA individual score reports were mailed home to families in October.
Fall 2022 Start Strong individual score reports were mailed home to families in December.
GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS: As per the New Jersey State Department of Education (NJDOE):
- Class of 2023 - There is no graduation assessment requirement for any student who is expected to graduate with the class of 2023. Students in the class of 2023 must still meet all the other State and local graduation requirements, including but not limited to credit, curriculum, and attendance requirements. The graduation assessment requirements for the classes of 2024 and 2025 remain in place.
- Class of 2024 & 2025 The graduation assessment requirements for the classes of 2024 and 2025 remain in place. Please see Graduation Requirements for more information.