Test Administrator Resources for Summative Assessments

These resources support administration of the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments and California Science Tests (CAST).

Manuals

Online Test Administration Manual for CAASPP TestingThis manual is forthcoming.

Guide to CAASPP Completion Status and Roster Management—Select this link to expand or collapse the list of downloadable options. (Posted 09/22/17)

Calculator Availability and Sample Calculators

Certain sections of the Smarter Balanced Online Assessments for Mathematics for grades six through eight and grade 11, the Smarter Balanced summative mathematics assessments are divided into two sections: Calculator Available and Calculator Not Available.

More information on using Desmos with CAASPP Smarter Balanced assessments is available on the Desmos + Smarter Balanced external icon Web page.

Non-embedded Resources

  • Smarter Balanced Translated Test Directions (non-embedded)
  • CAST Translated Test Directions (non-embedded)Materials are forthcoming.
  • Multiplication Table
    A non-embedded accommodation (mathematics) only for students with an individualized education program (IEP) or Section 504 plan only in grades four through eight and grade eleven.
  • 100s Number Table
    A non-embedded accommodation (mathematics) only for students with an IEP or Section 504 plan only in grades four through eight and grade eleven.
  • The CAST field tests for grades eight and high school include a periodic table and reference sheets that students access during online testing as universal tools. These grade-level reference materials may be accessed to print and use as non-embedded designated supports for the CAST; there is no requirement to use these materials in the classroom. These reference tools are not meant to guide instruction. See the Printing Enlarged Science Reference Tools quick start guide if the student requires a science reference tool to be enlarged and printed on 11x17 paper by the test administrator.

    • Periodic Table of the Elements for Grade Eight and High SchoolThis resource is forthcoming.
    • Grade Eight Reference Sheet (Posted 11/01/17)—The grade eight reference sheet will be used on the 2017–18 field test and the training test that will be updated in spring 2018. Note that this reference sheet is not associated with the current training test.
    • High School Reference Sheet (Posted 11/01/17)—The high school reference sheet will be used on the 2017–18 field test and the training test that will be updated in spring 2018. Note that this reference sheet is not associated with the current training test.

Test Administrator Instructions

Forms

For resources supporting administration of the California Alternate Assessments:

See the California Alternate Assessments Web page.