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Audience: ALL SOTA

Dear Parent/Guardian:

 

The California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) is the statewide assessment system used by California public schools. The CAASPP program is intended to provide information used to monitor student progress and help them succeed, ensuring that all students leave high school ready for college and career.

 

CAASPP computer-based tests are based on California Common Core State Standards for English language arts/literacy and mathematics. These assessments include the Smarter Balanced computer adaptive tests in English language arts/literacy and mathematics and the California Alternate Assessment for some students with disabilities.

 

SFUSD students in grades 3-8 and 11 will participate in CAASPP testing beginning in March 2017. In addition, students in grades 5, 8, and 10 will take the California Science Test (CAST), a new computer-based science assessment based on Next Generation Science Standards.

 

To learn about the types of questions on the computer-based test, you and your child can view the practice test online at the California Department of Education (CDE) Smarter Balanced Practice Test Web page at http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/sa/practicetest.asp.

 

Following the spring 2017 testing, students receive individual score reports. Student score reports will be mailed to parents in the beginning of school year 2017-18. The detailed reports include an overall score, a description of the student’s achievement level for English language arts and mathematics, science (if a participating grade) and other information. If you would like more information, please visit the Parent/Student tab of the CDE CAASPP Web page at http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/ca/.

 

Parents/Guardians have the right to request an exemption from all or part of CAASPP testing. If you have any questions or concerns regarding your child’s participation, please contact John Burke (burkej1@sfusd.edu) at the SFUSD Achievement Assessments Office at  (415) 241-6400. 

 

Sincerely,

Barnaby O. Payne

Principal

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Posted by: Jason Mironov
Published: 3/20/17

Audience: ALL SOTA and PTSA

Please join us our College Workshop Series in April.   See flyer for specific details!

 

All grade levels welcome to attend. All workshops are free of charge.  All workshops start at 7pm.

 

Questions?  Please contact Nancy Buffum

 



 

 

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Posted by: Suzanne Dehne
Published: 3/20/17

Audience: ALL SOTA

Links to SFUSD Instructional Calendar (2017-18)

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Posted by: Jason Mironov
Published: 2/23/17

Audience: ALL SOTA

Asawa SOTA is looking to hear from you! Please participate in our 2016-17 Family Survey in order to provide valuable feedback to our school community. Your input helps drive our school improvement goals and positively reflects on our school culture and climate data!

 

SEL Family Survey Link:  http://bit.ly/2lp6BmJ

 

  • This link will work on a computer or any mobile device. 
  • The survey should only take about 20 minutes. 
  • The survey is now open and will close May 14, 2017. 
  • The survey is available in several languages (online), and paper copies can be ordered upon request. 

 

 

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Posted by: Jason Mironov
Published: 2/22/17

Audience: ALL SOTA and PTSA

We are seeking volunteers to help proctor the Asawa SOTA AP Exams.  Please click HERE to sign up!

 

The AP Examinations will be administered in the Asawa SOTA school library during the first two weeks of May. 

 

One proctor is required per 30 students.  Anyone 18 or older can volunteer to be a proctor as long as they are not related to a student taking the test.  A training session will be given before the exams.  More details to follow once it is available.

 

Please consider signing up for one or more time slots.  Your help is greatly appreciated... so a BiG THANK YOU in advance.

 

For more information on the role of a proctor during the exam, please click HERE!

 

Questions?  Please contact Caitlyn Bolye, Assistant Principal or Amy Trusso, Science Teacher

 


 

 

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Posted by: Suzanne Dehne
Published: 2/14/17