GVCS students are required to take all currently state- and school-mandated assessments, including:

  • CAASPP - Smarter Balanced English-Language Arts and Math (grades 3-8 and 11) (state-mandated assessment)
  • CAASPP - California Science Test (CAST) (grades 5, 8, 11 or once in high school(state-mandated assessment) 
  • i-Ready® (grades 3-11) (school-mandated assessment)
  • Physical Fitness Test (PFT) (grades 5, 7, 9) (state-mandated assessment)
  • English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC) (grades TK-12, as needed) (state-mandated assessment)
Click here for a chart displaying the above information, as related to state-mandated testing.

General information about the assessments: