California Pilots NGSS Test
The new CAST, (California Science Test), assessment will be piloted in Spring of 2017 in 5th grade, 8th grade and selected grades in high school. This assessment will take place within the CAASPP testing window. There will no longer be a pencil and paper CST assessment given in Science .
The CAST is computer based and adaptive, containing three segments: A, B and C. Each segment tests grade level Performance Expectations. Click on link below for more information.
CAST Practice Test now available
Practice test items are available for grades 5, 8, and high school. Click on the following link: http://www.caaspp.org/practice-and-training/index.html. Click on practice training test.