National Assessment Survey

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Algebra I
Grade Level End of Course
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Algebra II
Grade Level End of Course
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Biology
Grade Level End of Course
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Chemistry
Grade Level End of Course
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Earth Science
Grade Level End of Course
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Alternate Performance Assessment (CAPA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Alternate Performance Assessment (CAPA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 11
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 11
Assessment URL http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 11
Assessment URL http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 11
Assessment URL http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 11
Assessment URL http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 11
Assessment URL http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 11
Assessment URL http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 11
Assessment URL http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 11
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 12
Assessment URL http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 12
Assessment URL http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 12
Assessment URL http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 12
Assessment URL http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 12
Assessment URL http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 12
Assessment URL http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 12
Assessment URL http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 2
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Alternate Performance Assessment (CAPA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 3
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Modifed Assessment (CMA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 3
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 3
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Alternate Performance Assessment (CAPA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 4
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Modifed Assessment (CMA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 4
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 4
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Alternate Performance Assessment (CAPA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 5
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Modifed Assessment (CMA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 5
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 5
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Alternate Performance Assessment (CAPA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 6
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Modifed Assessment (CMA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 6
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 6
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Alternate Performance Assessment (CAPA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 7
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Modifed Assessment (CMA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 7
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 7
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Alternate Performance Assessment (CAPA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 8
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Modifed Assessment (CMA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 8
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 8
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Alternate Performance Assessment (CAPA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 9
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Modifed Assessment (CMA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 9
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description ELA
Grade Level 9
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description General Math
Grade Level End of Course
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Geometry
Grade Level End of Course
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Integrated Math I
Grade Level End of Course
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Integrated Math II
Grade Level End of Course
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Integrated Math III
Grade Level End of Course
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Integrated/Coordinated Science 1
Grade Level End of Course
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Integrated/Coordinated Science 2
Grade Level End of Course
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Integrated/Coordinated Science 3
Grade Level End of Course
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Integrated/Coordinated Science 4
Grade Level End of Course
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Alternate Performance Assessment (CAPA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Modifed Assessment (CMA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name Standards-based Tests in Spanish (STS)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Alternate Performance Assessment (CAPA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 11
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 11
Assessment URL http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 11
Assessment URL http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
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This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 11
Assessment URL http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
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This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 11
Assessment URL http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
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This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 11
Assessment URL http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Assessment administeredNULL

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This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 11
Assessment URL http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
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This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 11
Assessment URL http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
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This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Modifed Assessment (CMA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 11
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name Standards-based Tests in Spanish (STS)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 11
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 12
Assessment URL http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Assessment administeredNULL

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This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 12
Assessment URL http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Assessment administeredNULL

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This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 12
Assessment URL http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Assessment administeredNULL

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This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
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This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 12
Assessment URL http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Assessment administeredNULL

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This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
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This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 12
Assessment URL http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Assessment administeredNULL

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This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
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This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 12
Assessment URL http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Assessment administeredNULL

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This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
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This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 12
Assessment URL http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Assessment administeredNULL

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This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
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This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 2
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
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This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name Standards-based Tests in Spanish (STS)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 2
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
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This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Alternate Performance Assessment (CAPA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 3
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Modifed Assessment (CMA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 3
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 3
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name Standards-based Tests in Spanish (STS)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 3
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Alternate Performance Assessment (CAPA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 4
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Modifed Assessment (CMA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 4
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 4
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name Standards-based Tests in Spanish (STS)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 4
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Alternate Performance Assessment (CAPA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 5
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Modifed Assessment (CMA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 5
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 5
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name Standards-based Tests in Spanish (STS)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 5
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Alternate Performance Assessment (CAPA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 6
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Modifed Assessment (CMA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 6
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 6
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name Standards-based Tests in Spanish (STS)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 6
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Alternate Performance Assessment (CAPA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 7
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Modifed Assessment (CMA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 7
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 7
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name Standards-based Tests in Spanish (STS)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 7
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Alternate Performance Assessment (CAPA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 8
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Modifed Assessment (CMA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 8
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name Standards-based Tests in Spanish (STS)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 8
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Alternate Performance Assessment (CAPA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 9
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Modifed Assessment (CMA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 9
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name Standards-based Tests in Spanish (STS)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Math
Grade Level 9
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name Standards-based Tests in Spanish (STS)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Reading/ELA
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name Standards-based Tests in Spanish (STS)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Reading/ELA
Grade Level 11
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name Standards-based Tests in Spanish (STS)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Reading/ELA
Grade Level 2
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name Standards-based Tests in Spanish (STS)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Reading/ELA
Grade Level 3
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name Standards-based Tests in Spanish (STS)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Reading/ELA
Grade Level 4
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name Standards-based Tests in Spanish (STS)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Reading/ELA
Grade Level 5
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name Standards-based Tests in Spanish (STS)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Reading/ELA
Grade Level 6
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name Standards-based Tests in Spanish (STS)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Reading/ELA
Grade Level 7
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name Standards-based Tests in Spanish (STS)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Reading/ELA
Grade Level 8
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name Standards-based Tests in Spanish (STS)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Reading/ELA
Grade Level 9
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Alternate Performance Assessment (CAPA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Modifed Assessment (CMA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Alternate Performance Assessment (CAPA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 5
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Modifed Assessment (CMA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 5
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 5
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Alternate Performance Assessment (CAPA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 8
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Modifed Assessment (CMA)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 8
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Science
Grade Level 8
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Social Studies
Grade Level 8
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Sum HS Math
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Sum HS Math
Grade Level 11
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Sum HS Math
Grade Level 9
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description World History
Grade Level End of Course
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administered85% +/- 10 Days

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Writing
Grade Level 7
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Writing
Grade Level 7
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Writing
Grade Level 7
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor CA
Vendor Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Assessment Name California Standards Tests (CSTs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Writing
Grade Level 7
Assessment URL http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2010/aboutSTAR.asp
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.