To succeed in today’s increasingly complex, technical world, students must be able to use the practices and tools of the social sciences to develop a broad understanding of their community, their nation, and the world.

New Meridian creates rich, standards-aligned social studies assessment custom content that demonstrates the kinds of skills students should be developing in class, helping states strengthen instruction, deepen student engagement, and ensure all schools are focusing on the skills that matter for student success.

Focusing on Social Studies Skills and Concepts that Matter

New Meridian develops premier social studies summative assessment content. Our team of assessment specialists use our state-of-the-art content development processes to produce high-quality assessment items that measure student understanding of key concepts in the following specific subjects:

  • U.S. History
  • U.S. Government and Civics
  • World History
  • World Geography
  • State History and Government (for all U.S. states and territories)

Assessments referred by industry experts

New Meridian assessments and assessment questions are viewed by many experts in the field as well-designed, high-quality assessments. They have been described as next-generation tests that use innovative approaches and question types to measure states’ current content standards.

Independent evaluations have found New Meridian assessments to be one of the best assessment options available to states.

Responding to change with assessment content that ensures student success

During this current period of rapid and tumultuous change in U.S. politics and culture, states are certain to reflect, rethink, and revise the social studies curriculum guidelines, standards, and resources that they provide educators. The curriculum content and standards will prepare the K-12 students of today to become the informed citizens of tomorrow. New Meridian is responsive to the changing climate and is ready to support states by developing assessment content that helps ensure students achieve and retain a deep understanding of the social studies content, while also applying the social studies skills that these revised guidelines, standards, and resources will embody.

Design Social Studies Assessments that Meet State Standards

Contact us to learn more about creating your next Social Studies summative assessment.