SDE: Connecticut Alternate Assessment System

Connecticut Alternate Assessment System


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English Language Arts & Mathematics 
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          Skills Checklist Science

Connecticut's Alternate Assessment System for students with significant cognitive disabilities are composed of:
  • Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) Skills Checklist Science for Eligible Students in Grades 5 and 8;
  • Connecticut Academic Performance Test (CAPT) Skills Checklist Science for Eligible Students in Grade 10; and
  • Connecticut Alternate Assessment (CTAA) for English language arts/literacy and Mathematics for Eligible Students in Grades 3-8 and 11. 

Parent Overview of Connecticut’s Alternate Assessment System

This overview for parents/guardians describes components and resources for Connecticut’s Alternate Assessment System designed for students with significant cognitive disabilities.


Alternate Assessment Administration Resources

Connecticut Alternate Assessment

The Connecticut Alternate Assessment (CTAA) is an assessment of English language arts/literacy and mathematics aligned to the Connecticut Core Standards for eligible students with significant cognitive disabilities in Grades 3-8 and 11. It is a secure test accessed via an online presentation of items during the testing window. Teachers administering any alternate assessment must be trained by the Connecticut State Department of Education to administer the assessment to each student individually.

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CMT and CAPT Skills Checklist Science

The CMT Skills Checklist Science is designed for students with significant cognitive disabilities in Grades 5 and 8. The CAPT Skills Checklist Science is designed for Grade 10 students with significant cognitive disabilities. The Skills Checklist Science is a working document that trained teachers complete throughout the school year.  The document is used to assist in planning instruction, monitoring student growth, and progress and documenting achievement on grade level science content.  Teachers rate students on grade-level academic skills and submit results for state/federal reporting purposes during the CMT/CAPT testing window.
CMT and CAPT Skills Checklist Science Performance Level Descriptors
Contact Information
Telephone: 860-713-6860 or 860-713-6890

View the Student Assessment News for communication from the Student Assessment Office.




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