2020–21 California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) Fee-based Services

Rescoring Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments and the California Science Test (CAST)

The online Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments (administered in two content areas—English language arts/literacy [ELA] and mathematics) and the CAST include machine‐scored and hand‐scored test questions. A local educational agency (LEA) may ask to have the hand-scored responses on a student's test rescored by calling the California Technical Assistance Center (CalTAC) at 800-955-2954 and making the request. The LEA must provide the following required data for the student—Statewide Student Identifier (SSID), school name and code, and LEA information—and content area(s) to be rescored. A purchase order must be provided at the time of the request.

Note that a request for rescoring online assessments may be made for the hand-scored responses only.

Description of Fee-based Service Price per Unit Unit Description
Rescoring Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments for ELA hand-scored test questions $142.00 Per student
Rescoring Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments for Mathematics hand-scored test questions $142.00 Per student
CAST hand-scored test questions $142.00 Per student

Video Student Score Reports (SSRs)

This service will not be available for the 2020–21 administration year.

Video SSRs can be purchased from ETS and distributed to parents/guardians using a distribution method determined locally. SSRs will cost $1.00 per set of video SSRs. A set is one video SSR in English and one in the student’s primary language if that language is Spanish, Vietnamese, Mandarin, Cantonese, or Filipino. An additional cost of $0.25 per set will be added if the LEA elects to have ETS text out the videos. The LEA will need to provide the cell phone numbers in that scenario.

Video Student Score Reports Prices

Description of Fee-Based Service Price per Unit Unit Description
Video SSRs $1.00 Per SSR set
Texting of Video SSR $0.25 Per SSR set

Paper Student Score Reports

This service will not be available for the 2020–21 administration year.

Paper SSRs can be purchased from ETS and distributed to parents/‌guardians using a distribution method determined locally. SSRs, which are ordered in TOMS, will cost $1.48 per set of paper SSRs. A set includes two copies of the paper SSR, either two in English, or one in English and one in the student's primary language if that language is Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese (Traditional), or Filipino. This cost includes printing the parent/guardian mailing address.

Description of Fee-based Service Price per Unit Unit Description
Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments or the California Alternate Assessments (CAAs) for ELA and mathematics paper SSR (8½ × 11 or 11 × 17) $1.48 Per SSR set
CAST paper SSR (8½ × 11) $1.48 Per SSR set
California Spanish Assessment paper SSR (8½ × 11) $1.48 Per SSR set
CAA for Science paper SSR (8½ × 11) $1.48 Per SSR set

Paper SSRs Folded and Inserted Into an Envelope

This service will not be available for the 2020–21 administration year.

Two copies of the paper SSR are included in a set—either two in English, or one in English and one in the student's primary language if that language is Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese (Traditional), or Filipino. These copies are inserted into separate, unsealed, window envelopes for the LEA's convenience. Postage is not included with this service, which is ordered in TOMS.

Description of Fee-based Service Price per Unit Unit Description
Paper SSRs (folded and inserted) $2.00 Per printed SSR set

Special Handling

Special handling charges can apply when an LEA requests a duplicate PDF file of all electronic SSRs. Duplicate PDF files are ordered by calling CalTAC at 800-955-2954. This service does not include reproducing paper reports.

Description of Fee-based Service Price per Unit Unit Description
Duplicate PDF file of all electronic SSRs—not paper reports—at the LEA level for a previous administration $250.00 Per electronic file of all students
Merged PDF file of all electronic SSRs at the LEA level for the current administration with special requests (e.g., a nonstandard sort) $250.00 Per electronic file of all students