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Assessment & Testing

San Dieguito Union High School District uses various measures to monitor and ensure student success. The District uses a comprehensive system of state, district, and local assessments that provide data on student performance and progress to assist the decision-making process related to curriculum and instructional practices utilized throughout the district classrooms.

 

For more detailed information about assessments, please visit the SDUHSD Assessment Information Site.

ANNUAL testing overview

ANNUAL testing overview

 
Test Name
Acronym/Website
Grade(s) Tested
Testing Window
English Language Proficiency Assessment for California ELPAC  7-12
Annual Assessment
February 1 - May 31
 
Initial Assessment
July 1 - June 30
Renaissance Star Reading and Math Star 7-12
Beginning of the year: Aug/Sept
Midyear: Jan/Feb
End of the year: May
California Healthy Kids Survey CHKS 7, 9, 11 March, biennially in odd-numbered years 
CoVitality CoVitality 7-12 Fall & Spring
California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress CAASPP 7, 8, 11 March - May
Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (Part of the CAASPP Assessments) SBAC 7, 8, 11 March - May
California Alternate Assessment (Part of the CAASPP Assessments) CAA 7, 8, 11 March - May
California Science Test (Part of the CAASPP Assessments) CAST 8, HS March - May
Early Assessment Program EAP  11 March - May, based on SBAC results
Physical Fitness Test PFT  7, 9
February 1 - May 31
Currently suspended for the 2020-2021 school year per Senate Bill 820. 
Advanced Placement AP 10-12 May
College Entrance Exams (PSAT/NMSQT, SAT, ACT) High School Refer to testing organization websites for administration dates and locations.