State Testing


CAASPP: California Assessment of Student Progress & Performance


CAASPP includes the California Standards Test (CST) and Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC).

Science

•California Standards Tests (CSTs)
•Grades 5, 8 & 10
•Aligned to old standards; will be replaced soon
•Paper-based
•Multiple-choice test questions
•This is the same test students have taken in past years

English Language Arts and Math

•Smarter Balanced Tests (SBAC)
•Grades 3-8 & 11
•Aligned to new Common Core State Standards (CCSS)
•Computer Adaptive Test (CAT)
•Wider range of test questions
•This is a new test and students completed the field test spring 2014
•Scores will be reported this year


2015 Test Reports

Testing for CST Science and SBAC English and Math concluded May 2015. Student results are expected to be reported in August. Results will be initially communicated to families as they become available and further described during parent teacher conferences the week of Sept 21st.