AP

AP (Advanced Placement)
"Taken each May by students all over the world, the AP Exam is the final step you take after a year of hard work in an AP class. These standardized exams are designed to measure how well you’ve mastered the content and skills of the course — a successful score could even earn you credit and advanced placement in college."    
 
 
Testing Window: May 7th-May 18th, 2018.  
 

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CAASPP (SBAC)

CAASPP (California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress)
"The California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress administration includes the Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments; the California Alternate Assessments (CAAs), including the CAA for Science [...]; and the California Science Tests (CASTs) [...]. The optional primary language test, the Standards-based Tests in Spanish (STS) for Reading/Language Arts (RLA), [...}."
 
 
  • SBAC (Smarter Balance Assessment Consortium)
    "New state standards are challenging students to understand subject matter more deeply, think more critically, and apply their learning to the real world. To measure these new state standards, educators from Smarter Balanced states worked together to develop new, high-quality assessments in English and math for grades 3–8 and high school. These Smarter Balanced assessments provide more accurate and meaningful information about what students are learning by adapting to each student’s ability, giving teachers and parents better information to help students succeed in school and after."  
 
Testing Window: March 6th-May 25th, 2018.
 

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CAASPP (CAST)

CAASPP (California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress)
"The 2016–17 California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress administration will include the Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments; the California Alternate Assessments (CAAs), including the CAA for Science pilot; and the California Science Tests (CASTs) pilot. The optional primary language test, the Standards-based Tests in Spanish (STS) for Reading/Language Arts (RLA), will be offered in the form of paper-pencil assessments."
 
  • CAST (California Science Test)
    "The pilot of the CASTs will be administered during the portion of the LEA’s selected testing window that occurs in the spring. These tests are to be administered to all students in grades five and eight and to selected students in grades ten, eleven, and twelve."
 
Testing Window: March 6th-May 25th, 2018. 
 

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CAASPP (CAA)

CAASPP (California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress)
"The 2016–17 California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress administration will include the Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments; the California Alternate Assessments (CAAs), including the CAA for Science pilot; and the California Science Tests (CASTs) pilot. The optional primary language test, the Standards-based Tests in Spanish (STS) for Reading/Language Arts (RLA), will be offered in the form of paper-pencil assessments."
 
  • CAA (California Alternative Assessment)
    "The California Alternate Assessments (CAAs) for English language arts/literacy (ELA), mathematics, and science are part of the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress system. The goals of the CAAs are to ensure that students with the most significant cognitive disabilities achieve increasingly higher academic outcomes and leave high school ready for postsecondary options. The CAAs for ELA and mathematics are aligned with alternate achievement standards—called the Core Content Connectors (CCCs)—and linked to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS)."
 
Testing window: March 6th-May 25th, 2018. 
 

CELDT

CELDT (California English Language Development Test)

"The CELDT is given as an initial assessment to newly enrolled students whose primary language is not English and as an annual assessment to English learners enrolled in transitional kindergarten through grade twelve in California public schools.  The CELDT has three purposes:

  • To identify students who are limited English proficient
  • To determine the level of English language proficiency of students who are limited English proficient
  • To assess the progress of limited English proficient students in acquiring the skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in English"  
 
Testing Window: July 24th-May 25th, 2018. 
 

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ELPAC

ELPAC (English Language Proficiency Assessment for California)
“State and federal law require that local educational agencies administer a state test of English language proficiency (ELP) to eligible students in kindergarten through grade twelve. The California Department of Education (CDE) is transitioning from the CELDT to the ELPAC as the state ELP assessment by 2018. The ELPAC will be aligned with the 2012 California English Language Development Standards. It will be comprised of two separate ELP assessments: one for the initial identification of students as English learners (ELs), and a second for the annual summative assessment to measure a student’s progress in learning English and to identify the student's level of ELP.”  
 
 
Testing Window: February 1st-May 26th, 2018. 
 

IB

Please note that the IB Programme is only offered at Sequoia High School.

 

IB (International Baccalaureate)

“The International Baccalaureate® (IB) offers a continuum of international education. The programmes encourage both personal and academic achievement, challenging students to excel in their studies and in their personal development. In order to teach IB programmes, schools must be authorized. Every school authorized to offer IB programmes is known as an IB World School.” 

 

Click here to read more about the IB Programme at Sequoia High School

 

Testing Window: April 27th-May 18th, 2018. 

 
  

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PFT

PFT (Physical Fitness Test)

"The PFT for students in California schools is the FITNESSGRAM®. The main goal of the test is to help students in starting life-long habits of regular physical activity.


Students in grades five, seven, and nine take the fitness test. The test has six parts that show a level of fitness that offer a degree of defense against diseases that come from inactivity. The test results can be used by students, teachers, and parents." 

 

Click here to read more about the PFT.

 

Testing Window: February 1st-March 6th, 2018. 

 

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PSAT

PSAT/NMSQT (The Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test)
"Each assessment in the SAT Suite of Assessments — the SAT, PSAT/NMSQT, PSAT 10, and PSAT 8/9 — includes a Reading Test, a Writing and Language Test, and a Math Test. The SAT also features an optional essay component, which some colleges will require. Questions throughout the assessments focus on skills that matter most for college readiness and success, according to the latest research."
 
 
Testing Date: October 11th, 2017. 
 

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SAT

SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test)
"Each assessment in the SAT Suite of Assessments — the SAT, PSAT/NMSQT, PSAT 10, and PSAT 8/9 — includes a Reading Test, a Writing and Language Test, and a Math Test. The SAT also features an optional essay component, which some colleges will require. Questions throughout the assessments focus on skills that matter most for college readiness and success, according to the latest research." 
 
 
 

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Calendar

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