## How long is the NYS math test?

The ELA and Math Tests are each given over a three-day period. It is estimated that students in Grades 3 and 4 will spend about 60-70 minutes on the test each day, while students in Grades 5-8 will spend about 80- 90 minutes on the tests each day.

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## What math is on the TSIA2 test?

(TSIA2) Mathematics Sample Questions The TSIA2 Mathematics test covers four main categories: Quantitative Reasoning, which includes calculating ratios, proportions, and percents, as well as identifying, manipulating, and interpreting linear equations and expressions.

**How many questions are on the NYS math test?**

The multiple-choice component has 30 questions with 40 minutes for administration. The performance assessment components are 50 minutes each. The eighth-grade State Math test is a timed test that is given over a two-day period.

**How many questions are on the TSI Math 2?**

20 questions

The TSIA2 Mathematics test is made up of 20 questions and covers 4 content categories: Quantitative Reasoning, Algebraic Reasoning, Geometric and Spatial Reasoning, Probabilistic and Statistical Reasoning.

### Can you use a calculator on the math state test?

Yes. Students may use hand-held calculators on computer-based Mathematics assessments on sections where a calculator is allowable (grades 6 through high school) if they prefer. All hand-held calculators must meet the requirements as defined in the Calculator Policy.

### What is the highest TSIA2 score?

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Instrument | State English Language Arts & Reading Cut Scores |
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TSIA2 (Current exam) | 945-990 with an Essay of 5-8 or 910-944 with a Diagnostic Level of 5-6 & an Essay of 5-8 |

State Reading Cut Scores | |

TSIA (Prior to 01/11/2021) | 351 or above |

**Is the TSI difficult?**

There are many students who don’t think the TSI is hard. Some say they only studied for a couple of hours for a few days and had great scores. But then again, if you don’t get properly prepared, the TSI (Texas Success Initiative) can be challenging and pretty hard to deal with.

**What is the highest score on the NY State test?**

Ratings range from 1.0 to 4.5. Student performance on the test is translated into an overall Scale Score. Scale Scores range from 148 – 423.

## How can I improve my test taking skills in high school?

Test Taking Strategies

- Be prepared.
- Always arrive early and take a moment to relax.
- Listen attentively to last minute instructions given by the instructor.
- Do a memory dump.
- Read the test directions very carefully and watch for details.
- Plan how you will use the allotted time.
- Look for cues.
- Answer all the questions.

## How do I opt out of NYS math test?

- Write a letter or email to your principal letting them know that you intend to “refuse” the tests on behalf of your child. You can write your own letter or use our sample letter.
- Make arrangements with your child’s teacher and/or principal for what your child will do during the testing days.

**Are NYS tests Cancelled?**

These tests are required by NY State Education Department, including those that may be used to meet graduation requirements….State Tests.

Test | Date |
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New York State Regents | January 25 – 28 (Cancelled) June 1 (Cancelled) June 15 – 24 August 16 – 17 |

**What is a good TSIA2 score 2021?**

The student must score at least 5 on the diagnostic. A student earned a 950 on the ELAR CRC portion of the TSIA2 and a 5 on the Essay portion of the TSIA1/TSIA2. This student will be considered college ready.

### Can you retake the TSIA2 test?

Can I Retake a TSIA2 Test? If you’re not satisfied with your scores, you may retake a TSIA2 test at any time. However, before you attempt to retest, we strongly encourage you to set aside time for additional study—your scores are unlikely to substantially improve otherwise.

### What if I fail the TSI?

If you do not pass one or all parts (reading, writing and math) of the TSI Assessment, you may be required to enroll in developmental education coursework or accelerated intervention before you can enroll in a college credit course for the subject in which you did not pass.

**What is a math scale score?**

A scale score is a mathematical conversion of the total number of points a student earned on an assessment into a score along a predefined scale, which allows for consistent reporting of assessment results across years for any specific grade and subject area.