California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP)
CAASPP (California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress) is the state's standardized testing system. The CAASPP system consists of the following sections:
- Smarter Balanced online assessments in Math and English Language Arts (Grades 3 to 8)
- California Science Test (CAST) (Grades 5 and 8 )
- California Alternate Assessment (CAA) (for some Special Education students grades 3 to 8)
- CAA Science (for some special education students)
Smarter Balanced Assessments
The Smarter Balanced assessments are computer-based tests that measure student knowledge of the Common Core State Standards in English language arts and mathematics.