CAASPP: SBAC, CAST, and CAA
Starting a SBAC, CAST or CAA Session - Which login link to use for Practice and Training Tests, Interim Assessments, and the Summative Test (the real deal) and where to find them
Starting a SBAC, CAST, or CAA Session on Chromebooks - Locating the login link on a Chromebook
- The main website for California's SBAC testing with links to Test Administrator logins and resources
Video Tutorials for SBAC
- Dan Mosunich and Cheryl Hockett have created tutorial videos to help you login and use the tools in the SBAC assessments.
- Copy of the SBAC 2017 test security affidavit to be signed by all test administrators and others having access to the test.
Test Administrator Interface - TA login, same as for the real test. Students use the SBAC shortcut on the desktop or the Chromebook directions to login as they do for the real test.
Interim Assessment Viewing System - Use your TA login to preview the available interim assessments.
Interim Test Resources - User guide, directions for hand scoring, and performance task classroom activities
SBAC, CAST, and CAA Instructional Resources
SBAC Digital Library - AUSD teachers can login to access this site which identifies the best resources for students’ needs and is composed of exemplar resources for instructional practices and professional learning.
Performance Task Writing Rubrics
Argumentative 6th-11th (pdf)
Informative-Explanatory 3rd-5th (pdf)
Narrative 3rd-8th (pdf)
SBAC Word Lists - Vocabulary likely to appear on the SBAC
Calculators - New version by Desmos for 2017
CAST (Science) Reference Sheets
Grade Eight Reference Sheet (PDF)
High School Reference Sheet (PDF)
SBAC - Information from the California Department of Education on Common Core assessments used in California for Mathematics and English Language Arts
- Matrix One displays the universal tools, designated supports, and accommodations (embedded and non-embedded) allowed as part of the CAASPP System for 2016–17.
Resources for Special Supports
Glossary Embedded Support
Read Aloud Test Reader
Guidelines for Reading Aloud in Spanish
Resource for Deciding on Text-to-Speech or Read Aloud
California Alternative Assessment (CAA)
California Science Test (CAST)
Information and resources
DIBELS Parent Letters (Word docs) - K-6 letters for parents explaining their child's DIBELS score