New Mexico Formative Assessment System

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Kit Status for New Mexico Districts and Charters

UPDATE: Kits will begin shipping on Wednesday, October 22, 2014. New Mexico schools have delivery priority over the rest of the nation. If you do not receive your kits by the end of the month, please notify Cynthia Jones at

PED requires the progress monitoring of BURST vocabulary two times during the semester. If you wait for the delivery of your kits, you can still meet that obligation without printing from the links below.

Links to new Burst Vocabulary Kits in PDF format:

First Grade
Second Grade
Third Grade


DIBELS Next Benchmark Dates for the 2014-15 School Year:

Beginning of Year (BOY):  First 15 days of instruction, 2014
Middle of Year (MOY):  January 5-23, 2015
End of Year (EOY):  April 27 - May 15, 2015

What assessments are required during a Benchmark Window?

DIBELS Next Benchmark measure for each grade (K-3)
Burst Vocabulary