Smarter Balanced Assessments

At Lakeport Unified School District, we are committed to helping our parents and community members understand California’s end-of-year assessments.


The Smarter Balanced Assessments are a key part of California’s efforts to implement the California State Standards State Standards and prepare all students for success in college and careers.


For more information, click on the link: CAASPP_flyer.



Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium | Link

Their website provides specific information on the new California assessment system.

California State PTA | Link

The California State PTA exists to promote the welfare of children and youth in home, school, community. Their website provides resources and guidance to help parents understand California school assessments.

California Department of Education Practice Tests | Link

The California Department of Education provides Smarter Balanced Practice tests where you  can view the practice test online and learn about the types of questions that are on the computer-based test.

California Department of Education, California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress – Parent/Student Tab | Link

This page provides an overview of the new assessment system, with links to helpful resources and information.