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Understanding the CAASPP Student Score Reports

Guides for parent or guardian to help interpret the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) student score report.

These guides are a one-page resource for parents and guardians to help understand the student score reports. These guides are available in English, Spanish, Armenian (Eastern), Chinese (simplified and traditional), Hmong, Korean, Pilipino (Tagalog), Punjabi, Russian, and Vietnamese.

2015–16

Smarter Balanced–Grade 3 for English Language Arts/Literacy (ELA) and Mathematics
Smarter Balanced–Grades 4, 6, and 7 for ELA and Mathematics

Smarter Balanced–Grades 5 and 8 for ELA and Mathematics, and California Standards Test (CST) or California Modified Assessment (CMA) for Science
CST or CMA for Grade 10 Science
Smarter Balanced–Grade 11 for ELA and Mathematics
Standards-based Tests in Spanish (STS) for Reading/Language Arts, Grades 2 through 11
Guide to Understanding the California Alternate Assessments (CAA) Student Score Report

2014–15

Smarter Balanced–Grades 3, 4, 6, 7, and 11 for ELA and Mathematics

Smarter Balanced–Grades 5 and 8 for ELA and Mathematics, and California Standards Test (CST) or California Modified Assessment (CMA) for Science
CST or CMA for Science, Grade 10
California Alternate Performance Assessment (CAPA) for Science, Grades 5, 8, and 10
Standards-based Tests in Spanish (STS) for Reading/Language Arts, Grades 2 through 11
Questions:   California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress Office | caaspp@cde.ca.gov | 916-445-8765
Last Reviewed: Monday, January 9, 2017
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