CAASP - Smarter Balance

INFORMATION REGARDING SMARTER BALANCE

The purpose of this guide is to provide information about the Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments, including sample test items for English language arts/literacy (ELA)
and mathematics. This information will help parents better understand their children’s test
results. The Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments are part of the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) System, which replaces the
previous Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program.