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State Testing Calendar

2015-2016

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Content Test Participants Grade Level Testing Window

English-Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics

Smarter Balanced (SBAC)

 

Grade 11 EAP now included with SBAC. Student statistics now included on CAASPP report.

All students at designated grade levels.

Exceptions:

Students whose IEP or 504 plan indicates alternate assessment (CAA).

ELA only: English learners who are in their first 12 months of attending a school in the United States.
 

Grades 3-8 and 11

Required
 

Grades 3-8
4/11/16-4/29/16

 

Grade 11
4/11/16-4/29/16

English-Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics

CAA
 

California Alternate Assessment for ELA and Mathematics.

Grades 3-8 and 11

Required

4/11/16-4/29/16

Science

CST

All students unless their IEP indicates assessment with CAPA.

Grades 5, 8, 10

Required
 

4/4/16-4/15/16

Science

CMA

Students whose IEP indicates assessment with CMA.

Grades 5, 8, 10

Required

4/4/16-4/15/16

Science

CAPA

Students with significant cognitive disabilities who are unable to take the CSTs even with accessibility supports and whose IEP indicates assessment with CAPA.
 

Grades 5, 8, 10

Required

4/4/16-4/15/16

English-Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics

CAHSEE

Postponed until further notice.

Grades 10, 11, 12, AE

  

 

Physical Fitness Test

All students regardless of enrollment in physical education.

Grades 5, 7, 9

Required
 

Mid February-
Mid April