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Academic Services

Head shot of Dr. Marguerite Williams, Assistant Superintendent, Academic Services

Dr. Marguerite Williams

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Assistant Superintendent, Academic Services

 

To contact the Assistant Superintendent for Academic Services Office:
Sandra Alamillo, Secretary of Academic Services
sandra_alamillo@aesd.net
(760) 246-8691 ext 10215.

 

Mission

We believe that all students can learn, and it is our responsibility to see that this happens.

It is the responsibility of Academic Services to provide district leadership and support for district staff and parents/guardians by coordinating the development of resources, alignment, and implementation of standards, curriculum, instruction, assessments, staff development, and support services to ensure that all our students meet or exceed district and state standards.

Directive

Academic Services Departments

Curriculum Resources

How to Access Student Score Reports

Testing

  • CAASPP (California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress) - Gr. 3-8, 11 The California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP), includes computer-adaptive tests in English/Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics. Grades 3-8 and 11 will take the CAASPP test in April and/or May each year. To learn about the types of questions on the computer-based test, you and your child can view the practice test online. The Scoring Guides to the practice tests can be accessed here. If you have any questions regarding your child’s participation, please contact an administrator or Lori Latimer - Testing Coordinator at (760)246-8691 ext: 10281 CAASPP ResultsClick here for guides to help interpret CAASPP student score reports. 

 

  • CAST (California Science Test)- Gr. 5, 8, 12 The Next Generation Science Standards have shifted the way we teach science in our schools. Please open this link to understand the new standards and read the NGSS parent guide linked to this document.

    You may also visit the Frequently Asked Questions​ page linked here to get some additional information.

    The California Science Test (CAST) is an online assessment based on the California Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). These tests are administered in a supportive and positive testing environment at all sites in April and/or May. Grades 5 and 8 will take the CAST test. If you have any questions, contact Lori Latimer at (760-246-8691 ext: 10281

    To learn about the types of questions on the computer-based test, you and your child can view the practice test online. The Scoring Guides to the practice tests can be accessed here.

 


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