Mission Statement
 "In partnership with the community, we will make the most of every day for every student by empowering them with the skills, knowledge, values and opportunities to thrive."

  -- Mr. Richard Stokes, Superintendent

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Assessment Information

Nevada’s system for assessing students, the Nevada Proficiency Examination Program (NPEP), consists of different tests taken by students enrolled in public and charter schools in specific grades and specific programs.

NPEP includes the following assessments:

  • High School Proficiency Examination (HSPE) in Reading and Mathematics (Grades 10 – 12);
  • Writing Assessments (Grades 5, 8 & 11);
  • Criterion-Referenced Tests (CRT) in Reading, Mathematics, and Science (Grades 3 – 8).  
In addition to the state required NPEP assessments, the Carson City School District administers:
  • Primary Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) assessments to students in grades K – 2, and MAP to grades 3 – 9 to chart academic growth.
Click here for CCSD 2013 Test Security Brochure
Click here for NDE 2013HSPE Brochure
Click here for 2013 Instructional Materials for Grades 3-8 in Reading and Mathematics (CRT)
Click here for 2013 High School Science Instructional Materials

Contact Information

Educational Services Department

1402 West King Street, Carson City, NV 89703
Phone: (775) 283-2110
Fax: (775) 283-2092

Susan Keema, Associate Superintendent of Educational Services

Ricky Medina, Ph.D., Director of Assessment and Accountability

Gina Heinz-Administrative Secretary

Natalie Wood-Administrative Secretary II


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