California Testing 2016-17
The 2016-17 California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) administration will be comprised of the Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments; the California Alternate Assessments (CAAs), including the CAA for Science pilot; and the California Science Tests (CASTs) pilot.
- In California, all students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 will participate in the 2016-17 Smarter Balanced tests, which include both ELA and mathematics content areas. These tests are administered online.
California Alternate Assessments
- Alternate assessments for ELA and mathematics grades 3 through 8 and 11 are administered individually to students who have an individualized education program that states the use of one for statewide assessments. These tests are administered online.
California Science Test Pilot
- California Science Tests will be given to all students grade five and eight and to selected students in grades ten, eleven, and twelve.