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New Mexico Teacher Assessments (NMTA)

Understanding Your Test Results

For each test or subtest, your performance is evaluated against an established standard. The minimum passing score for each test or subtest is approved by the PED.

The total test or subtest score is based on the number of raw score points earned on each section (multiple-choice section and, for some tests, constructed-response section); the proportion accounted for by each section, if applicable; and the scaling of that score. Raw scores are converted to a scale of 100 to 300.

Scoring constructed responses. Information about the scoring of constructed responses, including performance characteristics and the score scale, is available in the preparation materials. The following tests include constructed-response assignments; select a test to access the preparation materials.

How to Read Your Score Report

Your score report is provided to you with information about how to read your score report. You can also review that information here; select a test from the list below.

New Mexico Custom Tests

NES (National Evaluation Series) Tests

Examinees who take a NES test to meet New Mexico licensure requirements will receive two score reports: a NES score report with diagnostic information and a New Mexico score report that indicates whether the examinee has met the New Mexico standard for that test.