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Nova Scotia Assessments

Nova Scotia administers the following assessments:

  • Nova Scotia Assessment: Reading, Writing, and Mathematics in Grade 6 (RWM6)
  • Nova Scotia Assessment: Literacy and Mathematics in Grade 3 (LM3)
  • Nova Scotia Assessment: Reading, Writing, and Mathematics in Grade 8 (RWM8)

For the list of Nova Scotia Assessments and Nova Scotia Examinations and administration dates, please see the “Assessment Schedule” section of the PLANS homepage (https://plans.ednet.ns.ca/).

 

Note: 

  • In 2021-2022, only outcomes that are identified as foundational in the Foundational Outcome documents (September 2020/grade 6; September 2021/grades 3 and 8) and measurable on large scale assessments will be included on Nova Scotia Assessments. To reflect this change, the Mathematics portion of the Reading, Writing, and Mathematics/Mathématiques in Grade 8 has been reduced to 60-minute sessions.