Testing Requirements by State

States that have NO testing requirements: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California (with possible exceptions), Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Nevada, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Wisconsin, Wyoming

States requiring a nationally normed test which can be administered by a parent:  Colorado, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Maine, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New York, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington

States requiring a nationally normed testing which may need to be administered by a certified teacher:  Florida, Iowa, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee (with possible exceptions), North Dakota

States that leave testing requirements to local school districts:  Massachusetts, Minnesota, Rhode Island, Tennessee (with possible exception)

States requiring newer or specific tests:  Arkansas, Oregon, Vermont, West Virginia