Students have 45 minutes to complete 75 multiple choice questions that are presented in five passages. The English measure students' understanding of the "Conventions of Standard English" (punctuation, usage, and sentence structure), "Production of Writing" (topic development, organization, unity, and cohesion), and "Knowledge of Language" (word choice, style, and tone).
Students have 60 minutes to complete 60 multiple choice questions presented across eight reporting categories. The math test measures students’ proficiency in Algebra, Numbers and Quantity, Functions, Geometry, Statistics and Probability and Modeling. Knowledge of essential math skills (i.e. percentages, proportional relationships) is also tested.
Students have 35 minutes to complete 40 multiple choice questions that test their ability to analyze data in tables, graph, and charts. Students are presented opposing viewpoints and asked to interpret data. Students learn to analyze, evaluate, reason, and problem-solve. The science test assesses analytic skills over recall of scientific content, complex mathematics skills, and reading ability.
Students have 35 minutes to complete 40 multiple choice questioning. Specifically, questions will ask students to use referring and reasoning skills to determine main ideas; locate and interpret significant details; understand sequences of events; make comparisons; comprehend cause-effect relationships; determine the meaning of context-dependent words, phrases, and statements; draw generalizations; and analyze the author’s or narrator’s voice and method.