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The RISE assessment is a computer adaptive criterion referenced assessment system that includes summative tests for grades 3-8. The system will include tests in English Language Arts (ELA), Mathematics, Science, and Writing. The assessments will be administered to students in the following grades:
Summative Test Grades
ELA 3-8
Mathematics 3-8
Science 4-8
Writing 5 and 8
January 13, 2020
New The new science grades 6, 7 & 8 benchmarks are now available in the RISE system. Each benchmark contains one cluster.  After students have completed the science benchmark module, the raw score and the assertion scores will be shown in the reporting system.
RISE Benchmark Resources 2019-2020
Resource Description
Description of ELA Benchmark Modules [PDF]
Updated November 12 2019
Description of Math Benchmark Modules [PDF]
Updated November 12, 2019
These three documents provide information on the benchmark tests for math, ELA and science including areas covered and number of items.
Math Blueprints [PDF]
Updated September 23, 2019
Science Gr 6-8 Blueprints [PDF]
Updated November 22, 2019
Science Gr 4-5 Blueprints [PDF]
Updated September 23, 2019
These are the RISE public facing blueprints that describe the summative tests.
RISE Automated Scoring FAQ [PDF]
Updated September 30, 2019
This document responds to frequently asked questions about the automated scoring engine used to score writing responses for all grades and all tests.
RISE Calculator Manual [PDF]
Updated October 22, 2019
The calculator manual provides information and links to the Desmos calculator that will be embedded within some RISE assessments.
RISE Cut Scores [PDF]
Updated October 01, 2019
This PDF includes the cut scores for all subjects, all grades.
RISE Writing Rubric Grade 3-5 Informative [PDF]
Updated September 30, 2019
RISE Writing Rubric Grade 3-5 Opinion [PDF]
Updated September 30, 2019
RISE Writing Rubric Grade 6-8 Informative [PDF]
Updated September 30, 2019
RISE Writing Rubric Grade 6-8 Argumentative [PDF]
Updated September 30, 2019
These are the four writing rubrics used in RISE.
New November 07, 2019
Guidelines for sharing assessment test items.
           These tutorials show each of the item types used.
  • Administration Manuals & Guidance Documents

This user guide supports users of the Benchmark Previewing System. The Assessment Viewing Application (AVA) is a component of the Online Testing System that allows authorized users to review benchmark assessments for administrative or instructional purposes.
                This user guide provides instructions on how to use the RISE AIRWays Reporting system.