State Assessments

Washington Comprehensive Assessment Program (WCAP)


 7/19/18:  PRELIMINARY Spring 2018 Smarter Balanced Assessment (SBA) Test Scores have been posted to Skyward and are available to view via Family Access.
- Preliminary SBA scores are posted under the test name of PRELM.
- Preliminary Off-Grade scores for high school IEP students are posted under the test name of PREOG.

Official paper score reports will be sent to families in the early fall.
At that time, when final test results are posted to Skyward they will be posted under the test name of WCAP.

Note: Test results for EOC (HS End-of-Course exams) and WCAS (Science) tests, as well as scores for students who took SBA paper/pencil tests as an accommodation will not be available until the fall.

7/19/18: Test Windows for the 2018-19 School Year have been identified.
Keep in mind that specific test dates within these windows will vary by school. 
Exact test dates are not available at this time.
Click here to see 2018-19 State Testing Calendar.

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.

· Off-Grade Level Assessment


· WCAS/SBA – Basic

· ELPA21

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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