Room 280 | Phone (510) 659-2517 | Fax (510) 659-2518
Director: Julie Forbes
Secretary: Hyde Lo
The Assessment & Accountability Department is one of the departments in Instructional Services
Assessment & Accountability is a collaborative team which supports the district by providing reliable, visually-friendly data in a timely manner to answer PLC question 2, “How will we know when each student has learned it?”
Our high standards, focus on accurate data, and consistent customer service advance the Instructional Services division mission to empower management to lead, teachers to engage, and students to succeed.
Instructional Services Team Vision & Mission
Instructional Services is a dynamic leadership team that collaborates, innovates, and advances together
to create optimal and equitable conditions for student and adult learning.
We provide quality support and expertise that empowers:
• Management to Lead • Teachers to Engage • Students to SucceedAssessment and Accountability handles student achievement testing required by the state. Among these tests are the following:SBAC (Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium)English Language Arts and Math
~ State mandated test for grades 3-8 and 11
CAST (California Science Test)
~ State mandated test for grades 5, 8, and a school-specific assigned high school grade.
State Physical Fitness Testing
~ State mandated test for grades 5, 7, 9Click here to view our Testing Calendar.Please use the link in the grey band to the left for more information on CAASPP, the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress, and the Smarter Balanced (SBAC) tests.Request to Review Math Placement (SB 359)To be directed to the departments that handle other testing, please click on the appropriate link below:
GATE (Gifted and Talented Education)
If you have questions regarding the following optional tests for grades 9-12, please contact your home high school.
PSAT (Practice Scholastic Aptitude Test)
SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test)
AP (Advanced Placement)