Class of 2020 VOLUNTARY DRIVE-THROUGH GRADUATION - GRADUACION VOLUNTARIA VEHICULAR
Assessment Spotlight - a weekly email from the California Department of Education focusing on the CAASPP and ELPAC - and including, when timely, updates on California's other statewide assessments. New subscribers can join the email list by sending a blank email message to email@example.com.
CAASPP CalEdFacts - this content is part of CDE's information and media guide about education in the State of California.
Q. Who takes the SBAC?
A. Eligible students in grades three through eight and grade eleven; unless the student is taking the CAAs or has been designated as an English learner and is within his or her first 12 months of enrollment in a U.S. school as of April 15 of the previous year (this exemption applies only to the ELA portion of the SBAC).
Q. Who takes the CAA?
A. Eligible students in grades three through eight who have an individualized education program that indicates the use of an alternate assessment on statewide assessments.
Q. Who takes the CAA Science?
A. Eligible students in grades five and eight and once to each student while that student is in high school who has an individualized program that indicates the use of an alternate assessment on statewide assessments.
Q. Who takes the CAST?
A. Eligible students in grades five and eight and once to each student while that student is in high school.
Q. Who takes the CSA?
A. Students receiving instruction in Spanish in California and/or students seeking a measure that recognizes their Spanish-specific reading, writing, and listening skills.
The Practice and Training Tests Portal - houses the TA and TE practice and training site along with resources to help with scoring. The Practice Tests provide students with grade-specific testing experiences that are similar in structure and format to the Summative Assessments. The Training Tests provide students with the opportunity to quickly become familiar with the software and interface features.
Student Accessibility Resources and Test Settings - this Web page contains links to manuals, instructions, and other resources related to accessibility, including accommodations, for students who are taking the CAASPP tests.
Accessibility Resources, Module One - training module that provides an overview of common terms, unlisted resources (UR), and guidelines for use of these resources.
Training Videos and Resources
CDE Parent Guides provide information about the Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments and will help parents better understand their children’s test results.
CAASPP Student Score Reports/Guides - sample 2017-18 reports and guides to Understanding the Student Score Reports. These documents are available in English and Spanish for the SBAC, CAA, and STS in Spanish.