2017 CMT Science and Smarter Balanced Assessment Parent Letter

SBAC - Frequenty Asked Questions

SBAC Achievement Level Descriptions

SBAC Sample Student Results Reports
Grade 8
Grade 5

  SBAC Parent Guides
Grade 4
Grade 5
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8

Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium

Click on the title link above for a full summary of the SMARTER Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC).  You may also click on the link below for the SBAC Practice Test to get an early look at English language arts/literacy and mathematics assessment questions aligned to the Common Core.

SBAC Practice Test


 SAT logo

  Cheshire High School
SAT and CAPT Schedule

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 (A Day)

For additional information on the 2017 Connecticut SAT School Day, please click here .



All Connecticut school districts will administer the Grade 5 and 8 CMT science assessment during the month of March, and the Grade 10 CAPT science assessment during the month of April.  For more information, please click here for a copy of the email letter to parents of students in Grades 3-8 that was sent on March 16, 2017 or click here for the CAPT schedule.  Please contact your building principal or the district's Curriculum Office at 203-250-2439 with any questions regarding this upcoming assessment.

For CMT/CAPT Science Information, please click here.




Connecticut Common Core State Standards

Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Information

Common Core State Standards

Click the link above for a full summary of the Common Core State Standards. You will also be able to download and view the standards by subject area at this link.


Implementing the Common Core State Standards in Cheshire Public Schools:

K-8 CCSS Implementation Plan  2014-2016

9-12 CCSS Implementation Plan  2015-2016      2016-2017     2017-2018


Common Core State Standards - Frequently Asked Questions


Data Protection and Privacy - Frequently Asked Questions


Resources for Parents:



Common Core State Standards Implementation—Tool for Parents

Get to the Core offers a toolkit for supporting parents’ understanding of Common Core State Standards. These resources are available in English and Spanish.

Please check out the parent section of our website for more resources, many available in multiple languages. Please let us know what resources you find the most valuable in supporting your community to understand the standards and what other resources you would like to see at this page.

SBAC Parent Guide - Preparing Students for Success - A Parent Resource:  New Tests.  New Results.