Delaware - Student Assessments: Social Studies

Social Studies
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The assessments that are required are: Delaware Comprehensive Assessment System (DCAS) (Reading, Math, Social Studies, Science) (covers elementary and high school), End of Course (Math, History, Biology) (high School), Smarter Balanced (2010)


Delaware adopted the Smarter Balanced assessment in 2010. Delaware has the Comprehensive Assessment System (DCAS) which measures learning in reading, math, social studies, and science in elementary and high school. There is also math, history, and biology end of course exams for high school students.

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
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