California's new student assessment system is now known as California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP). The CAASPP System replaces the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program. The primary purpose of CAASPP is to assist teachers, administrators, and pupils and their parents by promoting high-quality teaching and learning through the use of a variety of assessment approaches and item types.
For the 2015-16 school year, CAASPP is comprised of the following:
For more information regarding CAASPP, visit http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/ca/.