Testing & Performance
Nationally Mandated Testing
National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), grade 4.
State Mandated Testing
State Testing and Reporting (STAR) includes the California Achievement Test, Sixth Edition (CAT/6) and the California Standards Test (CST) for grades 2-5. These test reading, language, math and spelling skills and writing assessment. The results are used to report the school's Academic Performance Index (API). California English Language Development Test (CELDT) monitors the progress of English learners. Grades K-5. FITNESSGRAM : Physical Fitness Test for grade 5.
California Standards Test (CST)
The California Standards Tests in English language arts, mathematics, science, and history/social science measure student performance against California's content standards. The content standards are grade and course specific and specify what each student should know and be able to do. Learn more.
California Modified Assessment (CMA)
CMA provides an alternate assessment of the California content standards based on modified achievement standards. To learn more, visit the California Departnent of Education's CMA website.
California Alternate Performance Assessment (CAPA)
The CAPA is a performance assessment for students with moderate or profound disabilities who receive a primarily functional or life skills curriculum, and are unable to participate in more traditional testing. To learn more, visit the California Department of Education's CAPA website.
Standards Based Tests in Spanish (STS)
The purpose of the CELDT is to identify new students who are English learners, determine their level of English proficiency, and annually assess their progress toward becoming fluent English proficient. The CELDT covers four skill areas: listening, speaking, reading and writing in English. It is administered in grades K-12.
California English Language Development Test (CELDT)
District Mandated Testing
The WRAP is used as a reading screening assessment for students in kindergarten through 2nd grade. It may also be used during the school year to monitor student progress and collect evidence of student growth.
Special Education Testing
Parents may request that a district psychologist and resource specialist evaluate their children for learning disabilities. Requests are to be made to the principal. An Instructional Study Team (IST) will meet with the parent or guardian to determine the appropriateness of the request.
Contact InformationErin Gordon, Director
Assessment Services Department