PARCC coalition releases sample assessment items for their CCSS assessment

The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) has created assessments for the Common Core State Standards. They have released some sample items to the public. If you're curious how they compare to the NeSA-M, you can check them out here.

See for information about PARCC.

For sample items in mathematics see and then click on the grade level on the left side (under SAMPLES-MATHEMATICS), and then scroll down to view sample test items by clicking under SAMPLE TASKS.

To take a sample test for grades 3-5, 6-8 or High School, go to and then click on Practice Tests at the top, then look down and see Sample Items Tab on the right, and click on it.