Testing and Assessment FAQs

What tests are required as part of the program?

Students who are enrolled in Destinations Career Academy of New Mexico (NMDCA) are required to take the following tests:

  • Lesson assessments
  • Unit assessments
  • Semester assessments
  • Diagnostic and formative assessments to measure growth and mastery of grade-level standards at the beginning, middle, and end of the school year.

Do I have to participate in state testing?

All students enrolled in NMDCA are required to participate in ALL district and state testing. This is a mandatory part of the school and required by New Mexico statute.