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 - 2016-17 PILOT California Science Test (CSAT) (grades 5, 8, AND 10(state-mandated assessment) [GVCS was assigned 10th grade to take the pilot test in spring 2017. In the future, once it is operational, which high school grade level(s) must take this test may vary.]
  • i-Ready® (grades 3-11) (school-mandated assessment)
  • Physical Fitness Test (PFT) (grade 5, 7, 9) (state-mandated assessment)
Click here for a chart displaying the above information, as related to state-mandated testing.

General information about the assessments: