CAST (Science Test)

The California Department of Education is developing a new science assessment based on the CA Next Generation Science Standards. Students will participate in this new science assessment in Grades 5, 8 and high school. 2017 will be a pilot year for the new California Science Test (CAST). Students will not receive scores for the assessment this year.
View an informational video about the new assessment and science standards.
Check out the fact sheet below with information on the Pilot of the California Science Test.