South Dakota - Student Assessments: Science

Area: 
Science
Policy Type: 
Rule
Summary: 

The science assessment that is required is the Dakota STEP Test in Science for grades 3-8 and 11.

Body: 

South Dakota requires assessment of science and writing annually and provides schools and teachers with resources to utilize other assessments to help identify strengths and areas for improvement.

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
03/11/2016