Mathematics and Reading Benchmark Assessments
LanguagesA-Z IndexPrinter Friendly Image
Search
 

  

  Student and School Success

Mathematics and Reading Benchmark Assessments

The OSPI Benchmark Assessments are standards-based interim assessments that provide ongoing information about the teaching and learning of Common Core State Standards.

OSPI partners with Houghton-Mifflin Harcourt in the use of DataDirector, a Web-based student assessment and data system, for developing the benchmark assessments and reporting their results. DataDirector offers a flexible and efficient assessment management system that makes creating, administering, analyzing, and reporting all types of assessments easy.

The Mathematics Benchmark Assessments (MBAs) are standards-based interim assessments developed for Grades K-8 and Algebra 1, Geometry, and Algebra II. Administered in fall, winter, and spring, MBAs provide ongoing information about teaching and learning in relation to Common Core State Standards in mathematics. MBAs are entering their 5th year of implementation; they are currently used in 68 districts serving over 180,000 students.

The Reading Benchmark Assessments (RBAs) are standards-based interim assessments developed for Grades 1-11. They provide ongoing information about teaching and learning in relation to Common Core State Standards in reading comprehension and vocabulary. RBAs are administered fall, winter, and spring for Grades 2-11, and winter and spring for Grade 1. The RBAs are entering their 3rd year of implementation; they’re currently used in 42 districts serving over 85,000 students.

 

Old Capitol Building, PO Box 47200, 600 Washington St. S.E., Olympia, WA  98504-7200  (360) 725-6000  TTY (360) 664-3631
Contact Us    |    A-Z Index    |    Site Info    |    Staff Only    |    Education Data System (EDS)