Student Performance & Program Evaluation

The office of Student Performance and Program Evaluation (SPPE) is part of the Educational Services Division and serves in a support capacity for school sites, providing schools with pertinent data to assist them in formulating next steps to improving student achievement. SPPE works with school sites and administrators to ensure compliance with the tenets of:

In addition, SPPE oversees the state mandated testing & accountability -- California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP), including the annual Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) and the California Alternate Assessment (CAA), the Physical Fitness Test (PFT), and the California English Language Development Test (CELDT) -- and offers resources for state academic awards and alternative high school diploma programs -- the Golden State Seal Merit Diploma Program (GSSMD), the Governer's Scholarship Program (GSP), Advanced Placement Exams (AP), the Adult High School Diploma Program, the General Education Diploma (GED), the High School Equivalency Test (HiSET), the Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC), and the California High School Proficiency Exam (CHSPE).

Please note that the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) has been suspended through the 2017-2018 school year, as per SB172.