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The California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP), known until February 2014 as the Measurement of Academic Performance and Progress (MAPP), measures the performance of students  in California. In October 2013, it replaced the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program.
 The Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments cover English language arts (ELA) and mathematics for third grade through eighth grade in addition to eleventh grade. 
CAST tests are the state's science tests that are to be taken in fifth grade, eighth grade, and once in high school (tenth, eleventh, or twelfth grade). The CAAs for Science are the equivalent of the CASTs for "students with the most significant cognitive disabilities" who are therefore unable to take the CASTs.
Please make note of the following tests dates and please plan on having your student arrive to school rested, feed, and on time. 
East Bay Arts Test Dates 2023/2024:
CAASPP - 11th grade ELA
CAASPP - 11th grade Math
CAST - 11th Science
NWEA MAP Testing Windows: 
August/ September
Reading & Math: 8/21-9/15
December/ January
Reading & Math: 12/11-1/26
Reading: 5/13-5/24 
Math: 5/28-6/5