About the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP)

Parent Guides

The Parent Guides provide additional information about the Smarter Balanced Online Summative Assessments, including sample test items for ELA and mathematics. This information will help parents better understand CAASPP results and Student Score Reports.

Parent Roadmaps

These grade- and subject-specific documents provided by the Council of the Great City Schools can help you learn more about student expectations, including the types of learning activities students may encounter in their classroom, and what you can do to help them learn outside of school. You are also encouraged to reach out to the student’s school administration and teachers to talk about ways to help the student succeed.

Visit the California Department of Education’s Web site for answers to Frequently Asked Questions.