Smarter Balanced ELA & Math Tests
Based on the Common Core State Standards, the state will administer the Smarter Balanced ELA and MATH tests during the students 11th grade year. The Washington State web address for OSPI regarding assessment guidelines is:
Tests Required for Graduation: Class of 2021 & Beyond
Smarter Balanced math test (cut score to be determined by State Board of Education)+
WA Comprehensive Assessment of Science
Smarter Balanced ELA test (cut score to be determined by State Board of Education)+
+The Washington State Board of Education will set the exit exam cut score. The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium will recommend to the Washington State Board a college- & career-ready cut score that, once approved, will be used for accountability in 11th grade.