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Parent Connect Resources

Parents can add a Parent Connect icon directly to their Smart Phones creating a shortcut to give them quick and easy access to view student(s) attendance, assignments, marks, etc. Parents can also make on-line payments for food services.

Parent Connect Information - Elementary

Parent Connect Information - Secondary

Parent Connect Login

Parent Connect Application

Parent Connect Quick Access Guide for iPhone users 

Parent Connect Quick Access Guide for Droid or other Mobile Device users.pdf

Canvas Parent Access

Any parent with an active ParentConnect account can access CUSD's Canvas learning management system(LMS) as an observer.  A Parent Observer account allows parents/guardians to view their student's Canvas resources, submissions, contributions and grades.

Canvas Login for Parents/Guardians: cusd.instructure.com/login/canvas

Canvas Parent Login Tutorial PDF

Canvas Parent Login Tutorial Video

Canvas Parent Navigation Guide PDF

Canvas Parent Navigation Guide Video

Mathematics Placement Information for El Roble and Claremont High School

In accordance with the California Mathematics Placement Act of 2015 (SB 359), CUSD utilizes the following guidelines in recommending students for placement in secondary (grades 7-12) mathematics courses. 

  1. Student entering El Roble in Grades 7 or 8 are placed in grade level mathematics courses, e.g. Math 7 (7th grade) or Math 8 (8th Grade)
  2. Students entering Claremont High School in Grade 9 - 12 are placed in mathematics classes based on grade information posted on their most recent transcript.
  3. The opportunity for acceleration at both El Roble and Claremont High School is based on the following multiple measures:
    • Math proficiency level on current (as well as prior for CHS) California Assessment of Student Performance & Progress (CAASPP), if applicable.
    • Semester Grades (Fall and Spring for Secondary) in current Math course.
    • Mastery of Standards/Strands (Proficient or Advanced) on Grade Level Benchmark, if applicable.
    • Mastery of Standards (Proficient or Advanced) on the appropriate Readiness Test.
    • Teacher Recommendation.

Information regarding current math courses offered may be obtained by visiting the school websites El Roble or Claremont High School.  Information regarding acceleration options, readiness test dates, and parent information nights will be posted here as well as shared with school sites during the current school year.

2017 Math Acceleration Night Archived Information

Thank you for those of you that came out to hear about the secondary math acceleration options in Claremont Unified School District. The presentation and FAQ's are below:

Secondary Math Acceleration Parent Information Meeting Presentation (English, Spanish)

Math Parent Night FAQ - coming soon

Information Regarding Math Readiness Testing for Accelerated (Compacted) Courses

Readiness Testing for the Math 7/8 Course for Current Grade 6 Students - all testing will take place at El Roble.

Date Time
June 6, 2017 3:15 PM
June 8, 2017 3:15 PM
June 20, 2017 11:00 AM
August 14, 2017 11:00 AM


Each testing date can accommodate up to 150 students.  Students may reserve their spot by: 

  1. Calling Penny Lee at El Roble, 398-0343 ext. 20107
  2. Emailing Penny Lee:  plee@cusd.claremont.edu
  3. Emailing Robyn Echeverri: recheverri@cusd.claremont.edu


Math Acceleration Readiness Testing for Grade 8 & New Students - all testing will take place at Claremont High School.

Date Readiness Test Administered Time
June 20, 2017 Integrated Math 1/2 Diagnostic (current Grade 8 students only) 8:00 - 10:00  AM
July 14, 2017 Integrated Math 1/2 Diagnostic (current Grade 8 students only) 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
July 17, 2017

Integrated Math 1/2 Diagnostic (current Grade 8 students only)

All other Math Placement tests (students new to district)

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
August 10, 2017

Integrated Math 1/2 Diagnostic (current Grade 8 students only)

All other Math Placement tests (students new to district)

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Students may reserve their spot by: 

  1. Calling Marina Blyzka at Claremont High School:  624-9053 ext. 30404
  2. Emailing Marina Blyzka:  mblyzka@cusd.claremont.edu


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CAASPP Parent Guides: Smarter Balanced Assessments

These guides provide information about the Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments, including sample test items for English language arts/literacy and mathematics. This information will help parents better understand their children’s test results.

Grades 3-5

Grades 6-8

Grade 11


Understanding CAASPP Student Score Report

(Video; 5:14) explains how to interpret the results, and highlights the new features found on the report.


2015-16 CAASPP Student Score Report Example



Guia de los Padres para las Evaluaciones Sumativas Smarter Balanced

Grados 3-5

Grados 6-8

Grado 11


Entendiendo el Reporte de Puntuación del Estudiante del 2015–16

(Video; 8:00) explica el Reporte de Puntuación del Estudiante en CAASPP y acentuá las nuevas características que se encuentran en el reporte.


Muestra del reporte individual de los resultados 2015-16 de CAASPP