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Bureau of Accountability and Assessment

The mission of this Bureau is to improve the achievement of students by providing educational leadership though accountability. This office is responsible for

  • Coordination, implementation, and monitoring of the statewide assessment system which includes NECAP (New England Common Assessment Program), NH Alternate Assessment, NAEP (National Assessment of Educational Progress) and ACCESS for English Language Learners
  • Development and revision of the content area standards (New Hampshire Curriculum Frameworks) and provide technical assistance to schools in the area of curriculum and instruction
  • Improvement of student achievement through a continuous school improvement process that includes technical assistance for districts and schools as well as targeted assistance for districts identified as Districts in Need of Improvement (DINI) and schools identified as Schools in Need of Improvement (SINI)

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New Hampshire's Assessment and Accountability Data Systems

Assessment Tests

Accountability & Improvement System - ESEA Flexibility/Waiver
Assessment NH Accountability System
Alternate Assessment Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP)
Charter Schools Committees
Curriculum, Instruction Notices and Memos
School Improvement Public School Approval

Scott Mantie, Ph.D.
Administrator - Curriculum, Instruction
and Assessment, Smarter Balanced, NECAP, Alternative Assessments, NAEP, Curriculum Frameworks
(603) 271-3844
Tam Feener
Program Specialist
(603) 271-0054
Delbert (Skip) Haley
Program Assistant
(603) 271-3194

New Hampshire Department of Education
101 Pleasant Street | Concord, NH | 03301-3494
Telephone: (603) 271-3494 | TDD Access: Relay NH 711