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Science Assessment Transition Timeline


The following table provides information about the reporting of student results for the California Science Test (CAST) and the CAA for Science and the transition from field testing to operational for the 2018–19 and 2019–20 school years for the CAA for Science.

Science Assessment 2018–19 2019–20
CAST Operational test: After standard setting in summer 2019, scale scores and achievement levels will be provided on a separate CAASPP Student Score Report (SSR) and on the CAASPP public reporting website in January 2020. Operational test: Scale scores and achievement levels will be included on the CAASPP SSR and on the CAASPP public reporting website.
CAA for Science Field test: Preliminary indicators for the field test will be available in the student downloadable file in January 2020, and summary results will be provided as research files on the CAASPP public reporting website. Operational test: After standard setting in summer 2020, scale scores and achievement levels will be provided on a separate CAASPP SSR and on the CAASPP public reporting website in fall 2020.
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Last Reviewed: Tuesday, July 23, 2019
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