Council of State Science Supervisors
“The voice and vision of science education for the states”

California

California 

California Dept. of Education

1430 N. Street

Suite 4309

Sacramento, CA 95814

CSSS Member Information:


State Profile

Organizational Structure:

Local Control, Approved Materials, End of Course Competencies or Assessments

State Education Demographics:

  • Number of K-12 Students: approximately 6.2 million
  • Number of School Administrative Units:  1025

Standards and Instruction Information: 

  • Last Updated: 2013

Standards Resources:  Curriculum and Instruction:

Standards


State Science Assessment Information:

  • Date Established: 2016-17
  • Given at what grades:  5,8,10, and 9-11 end-of-course
  • Type of Assessment: Multiple Choice
  • Time of Year: Spring

Assessment Resources: 

Assessment

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