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Assessment Services

Utilizing assessments to promote
equity in public education.

Welcome to Assessment Services. The purpose of the Assessment Information Web page is to provide information regarding the coordination, and implementation of district and statewide student testing programs assessed to students in San Diego Unified School District. To obtain further details regarding assessments specific to your child or school, please contact your school administration. 

California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) Assessments include the following:

  • Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments (English & Math)
  • California Science Test (CAST)
  • California Spanish Assessment (CSA)
  • California Alternate Assessments (English, Math and Science)
  • Smarter Balanced INTERIM Assessments

English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC)

  • Initial
  • Summative
  • Alternate for Initial and Summative

Physical Fitness Test (PFT) 

Also referred to as FITNESSGRAM 

National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)

Fountas and Pinnell

District Essential Mathematics Indicators (DEMI)

Core Social Emotional Learning (SEL)


Desired Results Developmental Profile (DRDP) 

Balanced Summative Assessments