OUSD Science Assessments

For elementary assessments, refer to the SIRA. For secondary assessment resouces, reference the NGSS curriculum materials

Classroom Assessment Resources

CAST Assessment

In Spring 2017, all California 5th graders, 8th graders, and either 10th, 11th, or 12th graders will participate in the pilot of the new California Science Test (CAST) and the California Alternative Assessment (CAA) of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) This will replace the California Standards Test (CST).

To see the CAST/CAA timeline, updates, as well as what you can do now to prepare, reference the assessment update.