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Parent Guides and Resources (CAASPP)

The California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) is a computer-based test that measures what students know an can do based on the California academic content standards and English language development standards. The CAASPP is taken on a yearly bases and produces scores that can be aggregated and disaggregated for the purpose of informing parents/guardians, local educational agencies (LEAs), and the public.
The CAASPP assessments:
  • Provide individual results to student, parents/guardians, and educators
  • Produce school, LEA, county and state level results that allow for the monitoring of progress
  • Produce results to meet the requirements of the Every Student Succeeds Act, enacted on December 10. 2015, which reauthorized the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965.
The CAASPP summary reports include results for the following assessments:
  • Smarter Balanced English language arts/literacy (ELA) and mathematics summative assessments
  • California Alternate Assessments (CAAs) for ELA and mathematics
  • California Science test
  • CAA for Science
  • California Spanish Assessment
For more information please visit the CDE resources for parents page.