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Smarter Balanced Interim Comprehensive Assessments

Total Number of Items and Hand Scoring Requirements by Subject and Grade.

The following table is intended to assist LEA CAASPP coordinators, site coordinators, and test administrators in planning for the administration and local hand scoring of the Interim Comprehensive Assessments (ICAs). It provides key information, including the total number of items appearing on each ICA. The total number of items includes both machine-scored and hand-scored items for each content area—English language arts/literacy (ELA) and mathematics (math). Also provided in this table are the number of items that require local hand scoring on each part of the ICA—the computer based test and the performance task.

Subject Grade Test Name Total Number of Items on ICA Computer Based Test Short Answer Performance Task
Short Answer
Performance Task
Full Write
ELA
3
ELA Interim Test (ICA)
47
3
2
1
ELA
4
ELA Interim Test (ICA)
48
3
2
1
ELA
5
ELA Interim Test (ICA)
47
3
2
1
ELA
6
ELA Interim Test (ICA)
47
3
2
1
ELA
7
ELA Interim Test (ICA)
48
3
2
1
ELA
8
ELA Interim Test (ICA)
49
3
2
1
ELA
HS
ELA Interim Test (ICA)
45
3
2
1
Math
3
Math Interim Test (ICA)
35
0
4
0
Math
4
Math Interim Test (ICA)
34
0
4
0
Math
5
Math Interim Test (ICA)
37
0
4
0
Math
6
Math Interim Test (ICA)
36
0
3
0
Math
7
Math Interim Test (ICA)
37
0
3
0
Math
8
Math Interim Test (ICA)
37
0
2
0
Math
HS
Math Interim Test (ICA)
39
1
4
0
Questions:   California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress Office | caaspp@cde.ca.gov | 916-445-8765
Last Reviewed: Thursday, October 19, 2017
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