2020 New Jersey Student Learning Assessment

New Jersey Student Learning Assessment

Student and Parent NJSLA Letter

New Jersey Department of Education Testing Graduation Requirements

Request for a Mouse

Parent/Guardian Letters of Testing Notification will be sent home with students on April 1, 2020 through all schools with more information.  In addition, details regarding each school's specific testing details may be found on their school website, or by contacting each school.

Grade Levels

NJSLA Test Administration - ONLINE
NJDOE Window of Administration
April 20 - May 29, 2020
Spring Break April 10-17, 2020 Take Your Child to Work Day: April 23, 2020

ELA & Math:
Grades 9-10, & Select Gr. 12

Science: Gr. 11

W.M. High School & 
Highlander Academy

ELA: updating 2020 information
Mathematics & Science: updating 2020 information

ELA, Mathematics & Science Make-ups: updating 2020 information
ELA & Math:
Grades 7 & 8

Science Gr. 8

ELA & Mathematics:  updating 2020 information
Date Range Includes Make-ups

Science:  updating info  --  Makeups: updating info
ELA & Math: Grades 3 - 6

Grade 5


Maple Road

Marshall Hill

Paradise Knoll

Upper Greenwood Lake


ELA & Mathematics: updating 2020 information Date Range Includes Make-ups

Science:  updating 2020 information (No Make-ups)


What if my child finishes early? Students may read for pleasure when they are finished with their test. Students will be asked to bring school appropriate leisure materials to have with them for when they finish.
What devices are being used?
Students will be tested on Chromebooks and Desktop computers. All students will utilize the TestNav App no matter which type of computer.

  • Research has shown that students’ understanding of just 55 “critical words” contributes to 85% of success on standardized assessments according to Marie Sprenger, a noted expert on child literacy and brain development (http://www.marileesprenger.com/the-critical-words.html)