In late spring, students in grades 3 through 8 participate in the CA Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP). CAASPP testing provides just one of many snapshots of student learning and growth.
To help parents understand what CAASPP testing is about, click on the links below.
Parent Guide to Understanding the Smarter Balanced Summative Test
CA Science Test (CAST) - taken every spring for grades 5, 8 and 11
CA Alternate Assessment (CAA) - taken every spring for students with individualized learning plans
For the first time, test scores will be made available online in summer/early fall. You will receive notification via email or text when they are available. Please be sure your primary email address and/or cell phone number is up-to-date with your student's school office.
To learn more about the test and score results, please visit the Starting Smarter website.
The ELPAC is a test that is used to measure how well students in kinder through grade twelve understand English when it is not their primary language.* This assessment replaces the CELDT give in the past.
*wording from cde
Parent Guide to Understanding the ELPAC - Click on the link to find out the basics of the ELPAC assessment.
Test Scores - Initial Testing
Understanding Your Child's Test Scores - English
Understanding Your Child's Test Scores - Spanish
Test Scores - Summative
Understanding Your Child's Test Scores - Multiple Languages
For all Parent ELPAC resources, click HERE
PHYSICAL FITNESS TESTING (PFT)
Each spring, students in grades 5, 7 and 9 are given a physical fitness test. Click on the following link to learn more.
Test scores are available in the fall after the student has tested.