State Assessments

Washington Comprehensive Assessment Program



Student Resources

Online Testing Preparation at Home
If you would like to see what an online test looks like, or practice using the tools that are available within the test, click on the heading above for a document that contains instructions for using available Online Testing training resources.

Score and Score Report Availability

Fall 2018 High School Test Results

IN SKYWARD
- We expect to post Preliminary scores posted in Skyward for students who tested online by December 10th.  These scores will appear under the test name of PRELM or PREOG.
- Final scores will be posted sometime in January under test name of WCAP.

PRINTED SCORE REPORTS
We don't have a specific date as yet, but anticipate score reports will be mailed to families by early March.

Final  Spring 2018 Test Results


IN SKYWARD

  • Spring Test Scores for SBA and WCAS have all been posted to Skyward and are available to view via Family Access.   Look for the scores under the test name WCAP dated June 2018.
  • EOC scores are posted under the test name of EOC.


PRINTED SCORE REPORTS - as of October 25, 2018

  • Family copies of SBA score reports for students currently in grades 3-8 have been delivered to schools.
  • Family copies of SBA score reports for current High School students were mailed to homes, with the exception of some grade 8 score reports.  The state reported there were score corrections made for a number of our 8th grade tests so those incorrect reports were not mailed to homes.  Corrected score reports have been received and will be mailed to families within the next few weeks.  If you already received your child's score report, then that tells you your child's score was not one of the ones with a corrected score.
  • WCAS Science Score Reports have been received and we expect to deliver 5th grade reports to schools this week, and will mail 8th and 11th grade reports within the next two weeks.

Test Schedules

Test Windows for the 2018-19 School Year
Keep in mind that specific test dates within these windows will vary by school and most schools have not yet scheduled their dates for spring testing (although late start dates for high schools are included in the attachment).  
Click here to see 2018-19 State Testing Test Windows.


The Various State Assessments

Smarter Balanced Assessment (SBA)

Description: SBA is an assessment system used by states belonging to the Smarter Balanced Consortium.  Meeting standard on the high school SBA is a graduation requirement for most students.

For more information about State Testing Graduation Requirements, review the district's Overview of Graduation Requirements or the Graduation Alternatives page of the state website.

To learn more about the SBA, please review the Smarter Balanced Assessment in Edmonds.

For SBA information in Spanish, please see Smarter en Español.

Washington Comprehensive Assessment in Science (WCAS)

Description: The WCAS is the latest Washington State science assessment for students. It is taken by students in 5th, 8th, and 11th grade in the Spring.  For more information about the WCAS, please click here.

Washington Alternative Assessment System (WAAS)

Click below for state information about tests for Special Education students and English Language Learners.

For additional information regarding State Testing, click here to visit the state website.

To speak with someone about State Testing, email Assessment, Research, and Evaluation or call, 425-431-8378.

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