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Parent Guides to Understanding


The Parent Guides to Understanding are two-page flyers written in easy-to-understand language that answer key questions (what, why, who, how, and when) about California's assessment programs. Information is also included about how parents can support their student's success.

California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress System

Other Important Assessments

Questions:   California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress Office | caaspp@cde.ca.gov | 916-445-8765
Last Reviewed: Friday, January 3, 2020
Recently Posted in Testing
  • Assessment Spotlight, Issue 76 (added 16-Jan-2020)
    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) email update, January 16, 2020.
  • Assessment Spotlight, Issue 75 (added 15-Jan-2020)
    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) email update, January 9, 2020.
  • CAST Scale Score Ranges (added 13-Jan-2020)
    California Science Test (CAST) scale score ranges by grade and achievement levels.
  • Assessment Spotlight, Issue 72 (added 30-Dec-2019)
    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) email update, December 4, 2019.
  • Assessment Spotlight, Issue 74 (added 19-Dec-2019)
    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) email update, December 18, 2019.

  • Assessment Spotlight, Issue 73 (added 12-Dec-2019)
    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) email update, December 11, 2019.