Sonoma County Office of Education

SBAC Tools & Resources

How Long Do the Smarter Balanced Assessments Take?
The amount of time individual students need to take the Smarter Balanced Assessments depends on the grade level, content area, and type of items.

SBAC estimator


Student Privacy
Protecting the privacy of students is a both a legal and moral responsibility. SBAC collects a minimum amount of student information in order to maintain the assessment system, but has established clear policies about data collection, data reporting, data security, and protecting student-level information. Learn more…

Technical Support: Equipment, Browsers, etc.
Because the SBAC is a computer-based online assessment, schools need to ensure they have sufficient capacity to administer the system. Technology requirements and information are outlined at caaspp.org. Learn more…


Nicole Rosaschi, SCOE Administrative Operations Specialist, Human Resources
"I love that the people I work with are passionate about their work, passionate about our students getting the best possible education, and passionate about Sonoma County. " - Nicole Rosaschi, SCOE Administrative Operations Specialist, Human Resources