TASC Test Information For

Educators and Policymakers

TASC Test Details

TASC Test Assessing Secondary Completion™ assesses the five foundational subject areas of education: Reading, Writing, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies.

Test design experts work with educators like you to ensure that the test is nationally-normed. It measures one’s level of achievement relative to that of graduating high school seniors and readiness for college and the workforce as outlined by College and Career Readiness standards.

TASC test allows educators and states to adjust their professional development and curriculum planning to meet the needs of the College and Career Readiness standards. Educators can help familiarize students with the new standards approach to test questions.

We understand the value of producing a test that propels your students to success, so TASC test has been carefully tested and researched. DRC’s research staff leads the measurement community through peer-reviewed publications and presentations and the development of state-of-the art psychometric methods resulting in industry awards and honors.

Doctorate-level research scientists, statistical analysts and research implementation specialists make up our research team. DRC works collaboratively with adult educators like you to provide TASC test results and interpretations that are valid, interpretable, and technically defensible.

• All items have been field-tested on nationally representative samples of graduating high school seniors and diverse samples of adult learners.

• TASC test provides a valid and reliable measurement of College and Career Readiness standards.

• Item response theory scaling and equating supports accuracy and form equivalence.

• Appropriate and meaningful passing and College and Career Readiness scores are provided.