This article was last modified on April 9th, 2021.
Each year, students in grades three through eight and high school participate in the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP).
This year, your child will take the following test(s), depending on their grade level:
The Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments and the CAST are online tests that measure what your student knows and is able to do. The tests include many different types of questions that allow students to interact with the test questions. Results help identify gaps in knowledge or skills early on so your child can get the support needed to be successful in school.
All Helendale School District School sites will be testing between April 12, 2021, and July 31, 2021
You are an important part of your child’s education. To help your child get ready for the test you can:
To learn more about the Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments or the CAST, go to the California Department of Education Parent Guides to Understanding web page at https://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/ca/parentguidetounderstand.asp.
You also can look at sample test questions on the practice tests, which can be found on the CAASPP Web Portal at http://www.caaspp.org/practice-and-training/index.html.
If you have questions, please contact Dr. Esposito at (760)952-1766 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The CCCs identify priorities in each content area to guide the instruction for students in this population and for the alternate assessment.
Helendale School District Superintendent
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