Frequently Asked Questions UPDATED (FAQ's)  We've added some questions and responses!

 
Where can I find copies of the presentation that was used for the Parent Informational nights? English and Spanish versions can be found here (large .pdf files which may take a few minutes to download): 

              Parent Info Night Presentation   Presentación de la Noche de los Padres 

When will the testing take place in 2015/16?  Who will be tested?  You can download detailed testing information by clicking on the following link: 2015-16 Testing Windows 

Where can we find the standards by grade?

You can download copies of the California Common Core Standards by selecting the following links:                                                                    English/Language Arts Standards             Math Standards

Are the standards available in other languages?

At this time, we have not located full translations of the standards. However,  By selecting the following links, you will find many        resources in languages other than English: CDE Resources - 18 Different Languages
 
Where can we find mock questions by grade level for the new test
You can take practice tests for both ELA & Math at the SMARTER BALANCED WEBSITE
 
How can we help our kids prepare for the new test?
 
Click HERE to download a document with a number of websites with activities for parents and students.

Will the school have enough computers for the kids to take tests? Yes.  Additionally, here is more detailed information about our growing technological capabilities:Every elementary school has at least two computer labs with at least 35 student computers in each lab.  Comprehensive high schools have at least three computer labs with 35 student computers each, along with smaller groups of computers across the campus that can be used for SBAC testing.  Junior High Schools have at least two, and in some cases, three computer labs, depending on the number of students. 

 

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