Sonoma County Office of Education

CAASPP (California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress)

CAASPP is California's statewide student assessment system and includes summative, interim, and formative assessments. More information about the CAASPP System can be found here.

Resources for Families
This website is designed just for parents to help them use their child's CAASPP test results to start a meaningful conversation with their teacher about how to support student learning at home.

CAASPP Post Test Workshop- Part 1: Principles of Scoring & Reporting

Educational Testing Services recorded this webinar on May 22 to help educators understand CAASPP scoring and reporting. It goes over the Test Operation Management System (TOMS) reports along with the 2018 Student Score Report. View this archived webcast by clicking here.

2017 SBAC Results Page for ELA/Literacy & Mathematics

The California Department of Education results page with searchable information for counties, districts, schools and the state as a whole can be found here.

2017 SBAC Final Results: Connecting Assessment to Instruction

Slide Deck from 8-30-17 Presentation
Guiding Questions for Analyzing SBAC Results
Folder with Spreadsheets for Visualizing Data

Test Score Guide: Keeping Students on Track for College and Career

An online guide to support interpretation of the California Assessment of Student Progress and Performance provided by the California Department of Education. Topics include: What is CAASPP? Is my student on track?

Smarter Balanced Achievement Level Scale Score Ranges

Scale score ranges for English Language Arts/Literacy and Mathematics, by Content Area, Grade Level, and Achievement Level can be found here.

Smarter Balanced Test Blueprints

The test blueprints describe the content of the ELA and mathematics Summative Assessments in grades 3‒8 and grade 11, and how that content will be assessed to reflect the depth and breadth of the performance expectations for the California Content Standards. These test blueprints provide information about the number of items, score points, and depth of knowledge for items associated with each assessment target. Here are links to:
ELA Smarter Balanced Blueprints
Mathematics Smarter Balanced Blueprints

Materials from Past Professional Development Activities

Planning Smarter Balanced Assessment Supports for English Learners