State Testing

In March 2022, the state of Florida replaced the grade-level Florida Standards Assessments (FSA) in English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics in grades 3-8 with the Coordinated Screening and Progress Monitoring System, also called the Florida Assessment of Student Thinking (FAST). Now, students in grades K-8 will take assessments within the FAST system. FAST assessments are administered three times during each school year: once at the beginning of the year (PM1), once in the middle of the year (PM2), and once at the end of the year (PM3). All FAST assessments are computer-adaptive, meaning items may become progressively harder as students successfully respond to items and easier if students answer more questions incorrectly. Results will be available in the Family Portal after the close of each PM window.