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  • Areas of Responsibility 

    State Assessments

    • California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP)-State information site
    • California Assessment of Student Performance and
    • Progress (CAASPP)-State results site
    • English Language Proficiency Assessment for California (ELPAC) 
    • Physical Fitness Test (PFT)
    • California High School Proficiency Examination (CHSPE)
    • National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)

    Local Assessments

    Local assessments are used by teachers to analyze curricular and strategy effectiveness, considered as evidence for student progress and grading, and to help guide next steps in teaching, re-engagement and/or support and intervention for the student. At the site and district level, local assessments are used along with state assessments and other data to guide decisions for the Local Control Area Plan (LCAP) and School Site Plans (SPSA's).

    • K-5 Reading Level Assessments (Fountas & Pinnell)
    • K-5 Mathematics Benchmarks and 6-12 End-of-Course Exams
    • K-12 ELA Performance-Based Assessments (PBAs)
    • 5-8 Mathematics Diagnostic Testing Project (MDTP)
    • 6-8 Reading Level Assessment/Reading Inventory Assessment  

    State & Federal Accountability

    • Con App/CARS
    • Federal Title I
    • Federal Title II
    • Federal Title III
    • Federal Program Monitoring (FPM)
    • Private School Federal $ Oversight 

    Data Preparation, Analysis & Support

    • Local Control Area Plan (LCAP), including LCAP addendum
    • School Site Plans (SPSAs)
    • DataZone development & Management
    • Professional Development district and site administrators, counselors and teachers on special assignment (TOSAs)