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Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR)


***STAR has been replaced with California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP)


The tests in the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program are an important part of the state assessment system. These tests are administered each spring to measure how well students in California’s public schools are achieving the California content standards. These achievement tests target English–language arts and mathematics in grades two through eleven. In addition, tests in science and history–social science are given in selected grades.

All students in grades two through eleven in California’s public schools participate in the STAR Program each spring. This includes students with disabilities and students who are English learners.

More information: California Department of Education—About STAR

More information: California Department of Education—About State Testing

California Standards Test Scores - 2012-13