Student Assessment in Tennessee

Annual assessments play a key role in the teaching and learning process, and they are critical to ensure that all students are meeting higher standards and are making progress on their path to postsecondary and the workforce.

News & Updates

What We Learned – and Where We Can Improve – on Testing in Tennessee

Special Task Force on Testing Reconvenes to Improve Student Experience

ESSA Listening Tour Focuses on Hearing From Educators & Student Advocates

The department is currently working the state’s Central Procurement Office to select a new vendor for next year’s assessment. We are considering a number of factors in the selection of the vendor for next year’s assessment, including their ability to develop quality content aligned to the state’s academic standards and their track record of administering large-scale assessment. We look forward to sharing additional details soon.