Practice Tests

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The Practice Test was developed so that all students – not just those involved in the field testing – can experience PARCC test items the way they will appear on the tests starting in spring 2014.  There will be two major releases of the Practice Test – one in spring 2014 and one in fall 2014. 

Spring 2014 Release - Available Now

  • English Language Arts/Literacy: Grades 3-11 Performance Based tests
  • Mathematics: Grades 3-8, Algebra I and Geometry End of Year tests

Check out the PARCC Practice Tests

Fall 2014 Release

  • English Language Arts/Literacy: Grades 3-11 End of Year tests
  • Mathematics: Grades 3-8 Performance Based tests in Algebra I, Algebra II, and Geometry


Use of sample and practice test items

This website displays sample test items and practice test items, located here, here, here, and here, for use by educators, parents, authors, the public, textbook publishers, and others to help raise awareness of the PARCC assessments and to help prepare educators and students. No charge is imposed for the use of the items that are identified as samples. The widespread use and sharing of these materials is encouraged, provided that the source of the materials is acknowledged in any reproduction of the samples.


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