Accelerate standards mastery for all learners

Improve teaching and learning with standards-based assessment

From the classroom to the district office, gain clarity into where students are in their learning to guide instructional practices and improve learning outcomes.


Simplify and customize assessment creation with over 80,000 highest-quality, standards- and DOK-aligned assessment items across core subjects.


Save student and teacher time with a single platform for classroom formative, benchmark/common formative, and end-of-course summative assessments.


Drive targeted classroom and district improvements with prebuilt reports and rich custom reporting.


Engage students in the formative assessment process and accelerate standards mastery with in-the-moment feedback guided by distractor rationales.

Answer key questions across stakeholders

Discover how DnA streamlines standards-based assessment and accelerates learning through actionable, information-rich reporting for all stakeholders.

Inform instructions resource allocation and drive equitable outcomes

Aggregate and disaggregate data to inform district and school-level instruction, curriculum, and resource decisions and drive conversations about equity and effectiveness throughout the year.

Use standards-based assessment data to maximize impactful instructional strategies

Utilize teacher-friendly reporting with embedded guiding questions to bolster PLC conversations and gain clarity into effective instructional strategies.

Unlock assessment as learning

Gather instant formative feedback mid-lesson to check student understanding, inform how to pace and plan the next lesson, and guide differentiated and personalized learning.

Help students take ownership of their learning

Share immediate feedback to help students understand their strengths, identify what they’ve already learned, and know which standards to focus on next.

Know the right instructional next step to take

An in-depth look at standards-based assessment creation and reporting

Continually move learning forward for every student with clarity into which standards students have already mastered and where reteaching is needed.

Connect assessment to instruction with standards-based assessment creation

Use our high-quality standards-based assessment content to build assessments tightly aligned to your scope and sequence—or customize any of our prebuilt assessments—for authentic, information-rich data on student learning.

DnA Assessment Creation

Deeply understand mastery with standards-based assessment reports

Gain instant visibility into standards mastery from many lenses: by district, school, grade, or class; by standard across many assessments; by individual item; and more.

DnA standards-based reports

Visualize trends across assessments with custom reporting

Use custom reporting to easily triangulate data across multiple DnA assessments alongside other imported assessment data (e.g., Star, FastBridge, and third-party data) for more holistic insights into student performance.

DnA Custom reports

Easily target feedback to specific student misconceptions

Instant results include distractor rationales and rich metadata, equipping teachers to confidently and accurately address specific learning disconnects through in-the-moment feedback.

DnA target feedback

Instruct and assess with live proctoring

Use this interactive and engaging feature to support standards-based instruction, easily spin up and administer a quick check on learning, and guide reteaching in the moment.

DnA live proctoring

Build the perfect assessment with item creation

Easily author your own items and passages to augment our existing item bank, and use your created items for online or paper/pencil assessment administrations.

DnA Item Creation

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How it works



Use our prebuilt assessments or easily create your own. Utilize our valid, reliable, and standards-based item bank for any assessment.


Instruct and access

Use items to teach and then to assess. Choose from multiple assessment methods: paper/pencil, online, or a combination.



Get instant prebuilt or custom reporting for every teacher-based and district-created assessment. Explore results by standard, item, and more and dig into metadata for deeper insights.


Move learning forward

Accurately understand learning for every student and drive instruction based on data. Maximize instruction with continuous insights into standards mastery.

DnA Assessment types

Create assessments that work for your team

Assessment creation, made easy. DnA supports flexible ways to build standards-based assessments with options for online, paper/pencil, or mixed administration methods, so you can always choose what works best for your team.

Flexible Assessments

Upload your existing assessments via PDF to avoid recreating them in DnA, while also receiving the in-depth standards-based reporting that DnA provides.


Quickly create a paper/pencil multiple choice assessment and scan results for instant grading for a formative check on student learning.

DnA Assessment types

Item Bank Assessments

Utilize our highest-quality item bank to easily create assessments aligned to the appropriate standards, DOK, and passage Lexile®—or use your own items. Our Inspect content provides standards-based items and prebuilt assessments across ELA, math, science (NGSS, Georgia, and Virginia), and history.


ELA and math items


Item types


Prebuilt assessments


K–12 NGSS Items

Recognized by educators and industry leaders nationwide


CODiE Awards Finalist
Best content authoring development or curation solution.

More resources

Learn more about how our easy-to-use standards-based assessment platform helps guide instruction for better learning outcomes in classrooms and schools.

Product Sheet

Learn how DnA can help you ensure success for all students

Assessment Types And Key Reports Booklet

See how DnA’s standards-based assessments and actionable reports accelerate learning

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