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K-12 Assessment


The Department of Assessment and Data Analysis (DADA) is responsible for defining, collecting, analyzing, maintaining and disseminating data and information about student achievement in the Newport Mesa Unified School District.

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California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP):

Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium: ELA and Math (SBAC)
California Science Test (CAST)

California Alternate Assessment: ELA, Math, and Science (CAA)
English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC)

Additional State Tests:

Physical Fitness Test (PFT)

College Readiness:

Advanced Placement (AP)
Preliminary SAT (PSAT)
National Merit Scholar Qualifying Test (NMSQT)

N-MUSD Benchmark Assessments:

Elementary – ELA, Math
Secondary – ELA, Math, Science, History

Data Dashboards:

California School Dashboards
Tableau Dashboards

State Seals:

Golden State Seal Merit Diploma (GSSMD)
State Seal of Bilteracy (SSB)

Contact Us

George Knights

Director of Professional Learning Communities and K-12 Assessment
714- 424-7555

Wendy Allee

District Assessment Specialist

Linda Wescott

District Assessment Specialist

Ginger Harrer

Computer Software Analyst

Katie Hedd

Administrative Assistant