State Assessments

  • 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.

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