Curriculum - CAASPP

Common Core

CAASPP - California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress

Testing Results

English Learners

Art, Music & Sports Programs


Mathematics Placement Protocols



Smarter Balanced Practice Test                 California Alternate Assessments 

                                                                                          Video for parents 

                                                                               Explaining the test - click here to watch

                                                                                    in both English and Spanish                 

 Take the Practice Test








Ripon Unified is administering the following online tests:


English language arts/literacy and mathematics assessments (grades three through eight and grade eleven):

  • Smarter Balanced consisting of Computer Adaptive (CAT) and Performance Task (PT)

  • California Alternate Assessments (CAA)


Science assessments (grades five and eight and high school):

  • California Science Pilot Test (CAST)

  • CAA for Science Pilot Test (CAST)

Parent Resources for Understanding CAASPP testing and your Students Score Report. (Click on each link below to view the helpful resources)


This new video explains how to interpret student results and highlights the new features
found in the report. Click here to view the video

 (Spanish version of the video is coming soon)


More information on how to read your student’s scores… 

Guide for 3rd-5th Parents


Guide for 6th-8th Parents


Guide for 11th Grade Parents

Más información sobre cómo leer las calificaciones de su estudiante ...

Guía para Padres 3 al 5

Guía para Padres 6 al 8

Guía para Padres de Grado 11

Ripon Unified School District 
304 N. Acacia Avenue 
Ripon CA 95366 
(209) 599-2131

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