New Jersey Assessment Of Skills And Knowledge

The NJ ASK Science assessment will be administered to all New Jersey public school students in grades 4 and 8.

Assessment Activities

Visit the Activities page to learn the details about what each activity link does and when it is available.

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What's New
  • NJ ASK/NJBCT Combined DTC Training Video Is now Available in the DTC Online Training Presentation section. (click here for NJDOE April 7, 2017 memo)

    Due to adverse weather conditions, the NJ ASK/NJBCT Combined DTC Training was cancelled on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. The next session on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 was videoed for those who were unable to attend a live training session during the training week.
    If you were a mandatory attendee whose district was not represented at any of the training sessions, you are required to view this training video before April 28, 2017 and verify your training participation by completing and returning the NJ ASK/NJBCT DTC Training Video Verification Form.
  • SID (NJSMART) - for assistance with SID numbers, please contact the NJ SMART Helpdesk at (800) 254-0295 or e-mail or visit the NJDOE website at the following web address:
Important Dates
AdministrationDateWhat's Happening
2017Sept. 30 - Nov. 16, 2016Online Material Survey available - Order Test Materials
2017Sept. 30 - Nov. 16, 2016Pre-ID Labels Are Active
2017Jan. 26 – Feb. 8, 2017NJ ASK Parent, Student Teacher Guides arrive in Districts
2017Feb. 14-28, 2017Online Registration for Live DTC Training Sessions
2017March 13-17, 2017DTC Training
2017May 1-25, 2017Authorization to Receive Secure Test Materials form available
2017May 9-23, 2017NJ ASK test materials arrive in districts
2017May 31, 2017Grades 4 & 8 Regular Testing
2017June 7, 2017Grades 4 & 8 Make-up Testing
2017June 13-29, 2017Courier picks up NJ ASK and NJBCT secure nonscorable test booklets together
2017July 5-21, 2017Record Change Roster (RCR) available