March 18 - May 3, 2019
Smarter Balanced (ELA, Mathematics), CAAs (ELA Mathematics) - Grades 3 - 8th and 11th
CAST (California Science Test) - Grade 5th, 8th, and High School
The assessments that comprise the 2018 CAASPP administration are computer-adaptive tests and performance tasks that allow students to show what they know and are able to do. This system is based on the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English language arts/literacy (ELA) and mathematics.
California Science Test (CAST)—aligned with the California Next Generation Science Standards (CA NGSS)—and California Alternate Assessment for Science—linked to the CA NGSS performance expectations.
Please check with your child's school site for specific testing dates and times.