California Science Test (CAST)
The California Science Test is based on the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). The test is administered to students in grades 5, 8, 11 and 12.
CAST Test Window
Schools are required to complete CAST testing during these dates:
April 6 - May 15, 2020
The 2018-19 CAST results are expected in mid-January2020.
The District is waiting on the state to provide the Student Score Reports (SSRs).
Once received, the SSRs will be sent home with students in mid-January or can be obtained at your child's school site.
This is the last time reports will be sent home with students.
CAST Parent Resources
CAST Student Score Reports (SSRs) will be sent home with students in mid-January 2020. This is the last time reports will be sent home with students. The cover letter for the SSRs is translated below:
Sample SSRs are available below:
For more information, visit the science section of the Starting Smarter website.