Mills High School


California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP)

Information about CAASPP for Our Community

  • The ELA and Math CAASPP/Smarter Balanced Assessment is given to all 11th graders in April during a four-day special testing schedule.
  • CAASPP is a computer-based test.  There are two parts to the test: English Language Arts and Math.  For each part, students take a summative assessment and a performance-based assessment.
  • The 10th Grade Life Science Test is a paper/pencil test and given to all 10th Graders in April.
  • Parents and students receive individual score reports in late-July or early August.
  • Students performance is part of the Early Assessment Program (EAP) and assessment for some colleges (see Counseling Department website for more information).
  • Our school uses the data from the CAASPP to guide our school goals and inform our teaching practice.



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Click here for information for Parents and Students about CAASPP

The Spanish version of the video “Understanding the CAASPP Student Score Report” is now available on the CDE CAASPP Student Score Report Information Web page. This eight-minute video highlights the new features on the score report, using samples of the report in Spanish.