Florida Standards Assessments

Florida Standards Assessments (FSA)

English Language Arts – Writing Component

Grade Level Numbers of Days of Testing Total Number of Sessions Minutes per Session Total Minutes per Grade Level
4 1 1 90 90
5 1 1 90 90
6 1 1 90 90
7 1 1 90 90
8 1 1 90 90
9 1 1 90 90
10 1 1 90 90
11 1 1 90 90

English Language Arts – Reading Component

Grade Level Numbers of Days of Testing Total Number of Sessions Minutes per Session Total Minutes per Grade Level
3 2 2 80 160
4 2 2 80 160
5 2 2 80 160
6 2 2 85 170
7 2 2 85 170
8 2 2 85 170
9 2 2 90 180
10 2 2 90 180
11 2 2 90 180

Mathematics

Grade Level Numbers of Days of Testing Total Number of Sessions Minutes per Session Total Minutes per Grade Level
3 2 2 80 160
4 2 2 80 160
5 2 2 80 160
6 2 3 60 180
7 2 3 60 180
8 2 3 60 180

FSA End-of-Course Assessments

Grade Level Numbers of Days of Testing Number of Sessions Minutes per Session II Total Minutes per Assessment
Algebra 1 2 2 90 180
Geometry 2 2 90 180
Algebra 2 2 2 90 180

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End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments

Next Generation Sunshine State Standards

Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test® FCAT 2.0

Subject Number of Days Testing Total Number of Sessions Minutes per Session Total Minutes per Grade Level
Reading Retake 2 2 Up to 1/2 school day Up to one full school day
Grade 5 Science 2 2 80 160
Grade 8 Science 1 2 80 160

NGSSS End-of-Course Assessments

Subject Number of Days Testing Total Number of Sessions Minutes per Assessment
Algebra 1 Retake (Completed course prior to the 2014-2015 school year) 1 1 160
Biology 1 1 1 160
Civics 1 1 160
U.S. History 1 1 160

NGSSS EOC assessments are comprised of one, 160-minute session, which is the amount of time represented in this chart. However, students may have up to one regular school day to complete the assessment, if needed.

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