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 Georgia Online Formative Assessment Resource (GOFAR)

The Georgia Online Formative Assessment Resource (GOFAR) is a tool that districts may use in multiple ways.  GOFAR contains test items related to content areas assessed by the Georgia Milestones Assessment System and NAEP.  Teachers and administrato​rs can utilize GOFAR to develop formative and summative assessments, aligned to the state-adopted content standards, to assist in informing daily instruction. 

GOFAR Training Materials

QuickStart Guides


Test items and benchmark assessments have been moved to the TestPad application. TestPad includes all of the functionality of GOFAR and also allows users to create their own items and passages. Now users can create content specific for the instructional needs of their classroom.  User created content can be shared within a school or a district to create common assessments.

More information and training materials can be found on the TestPad webpage​



 Contact Information

GOFAR’s Functionality/Technical Support contact: 

GaDOE Help Desk

Phone: 1-800-869-1011
Email:​  ​

GOFAR’s Content & School/System Usage contact:

​Joe Blessing
Assessment Specialist
Georgia Milestones Technology & GOFAR
Phone:  (404) 232-1208
Fax:  (404) 656-5976