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CAASPP-Parent Resources


CAASPP - Smarter Balanced Assessments

Test Guide

Test Score Guide 

Find out how to interpret your child's overall score and claim scores for English Language arts

and mathematics.  Check of the sample test items to better understand the types of questions

your child may have encountered.  The Web page will provide explanation of:

  • the knowledge and skills expected at each grade level.
  • how performance by claim and subject is reported.
  • sample items by achievement level.
Gr3-5 Parent Guide

Parent Guides to the Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments

Grades 3 • 4 • 5

Grades 6 • 7 • 8

Grade 11

Provides an overview of  the CAASPP - Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments, including

sample test items for English language arts/literacy (ELA) and mathematics.

Practice Test direct

CAASPP-SBA Practice Tests

Parents and students can login as a GUEST and take a practice test at any grade-level.  

Students are encouraged to take as many practice tests as possible in order to learn about

the different item types and to learn how to use the computer to show work.  

CDE Parents

Calif. Dept of Education - Student and Parent Resources

Find additional links to other valuable resources.    


PTA - Parent Teacher Association

Videos and information guides to help parents understand the ELA and mathematics standards

and state assessments.   

Achieve the Core

Achieve the Core

Resources to help parents build their understanding of the Common Core, discern

fact from fiction when it comes to Common Core myths and take concrete actions to support

students outside of the classroom.