Students in grades 3-8 and 11 will take the computer adaptive tests in English and math this spring. Students in grades 5, 8, and 10 will take the paper-based tests in science. If you would like more information regarding your school’s testing schedule, please contact your school’s main office. Additional CAASPP Parent Information is available in English, Spanish and Chinese. (pdfs)
CAASPP: The California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress
In spring 2014, many Fremont Unified students participated in the field test of the Smarter Balanced assessments. This allowed staff and students a valuable experience to prepare for the technology requirements and academic content of the new system. In spring 2015, the Smarter Balanced computer adaptive assessments were required for all students in grades 3-8 and 11 in the areas of English language arts and mathematics. There was also a paper-based science test required for students in grades 5, 8, and 10, which was a part of the previous STAR program. We expect that in the future, the Science tests will also be converted to a computer-based system aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).
Individual student reports were sent home to families in September and included an overall score and a description of the student’s achievement level in English language arts, mathematics and science. It is important to note that these scores cannot be compared to scores that your child previously received on the CSTs in the STAR program tests because:
Useful links with more information about CAASPP:
|Grades 3, 4, and 5 (English)||Grados 3, 4, y 5 (Español)|
|Grades 6, 7, and 8 (English)||Grados 6, 7, y 8 (Español)|
|Grade 11 (English)||Grado 11 (Español)|