Assessments are tools or ways of collecting information about a student’s knowledge, skills and needs. Assessment(s) may include formal and informal tests, observations and/or review of students' portfolios or work samples. Also, see “evaluation” and "transition assessment".

Florida State Alternate Assessment (FSAA)
An alternate assessment is an assessment that is used for a student with a disability when a standard state‐ or district-wide assessment is not appropriate for that student.