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1401 W. Valencia Dr.,   Fullerton, CA 92833
Phone: (714) 447-7400 Fax: (714) 447-7414
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CA Science Test (CAST)

The CA Science Assessments are online assessments administered to students in grades 5 and 8 in FSD. 

Assessment Fact Sheet

Provides answers to general questions you might have about various aspects and objectives of the CAST field test.



Parent Guide to Understanding the California Science Test

Provides answers to key questions, such as who takes the assessments and why, when, and how they are administered, and other questions parents and guardians might have.



California Science Test - Key Messages


The CA Department of Education (CDE) will publicly release the 2018-19 California Science Test (CAST) results for the first operational administration.  In preparation, the CDE has developed the CAST—Key Messages web page to inform parents about the CAST and the 2018-19 CAST results.  In fall 2019, the CDE will seek the California State Board of Education’s approval of the CAST threshold scores; after approval is obtained, the CDE will release the results.

 California Science Practice and Training Tests
Click on the link below to access the Training Test portal.  The Training Tests provide students with the opportunity to quickly become familiar with the software and interface features. The Training Tests are organized by grade-bands (e.g., 3–5).