Welcome!

Welcome to the Connecticut Comprehensive Assessment Program Portal.  This site provides access to resources for the Smarter Balanced Assessments in Mathematics and English Language Arts/Literacy, CMT/CAPT Science Assessments, and the Alternate Assessment.

Recent Announcements

  • The test window for the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Assessment Pilot is from May 1st to May 26th. For participating districts, several resources are now available. These resources are appropriate for schools that were randomly selected for the pilot and also for those that volunteered to participate. These resources include:

    Thank you for your cooperation in developing a high-quality science assessment that will raise the bar for science learning for all Connecticut students. Please contact the AIR Help Desk at 844-202-7583 with any technical questions about the NGSS Assessment Pilot. For general questions about the NGSS Assessment Pilot, please contact the Connecticut State Department of Education.

    Added April 24, 2017
  • The last day to order Large Print and Braille materials for CMT and CAPT Science is Friday, April 21, 2017. All of the student responses for Large Print and Braille science assessments have to be entered into the Data Entry Interface (DEI) by Friday, April 28, 2017 11:59 PM EST. The secure paper materials used for testing Large Print and Braille students must be shipped back to Measurement Incorporated by Friday, May 5, 2017. If you need assistance in returning your materials, please call the Connecticut Help Desk at 1.844.202.7583 or email at cthelpdesk@air.org.

    Added April 17, 2017
  • The updated Smarter Balanced Mathematics and English Language Arts (ELA) practice and training tests are now available. Students and Test Administrators can access these tests via the practice and training test icon. Updated practice test scoring guides tests have also been posted to the portal.

    Added March 1, 2017
  • The Data Entry Interface (DEI) is now open. Teachers Administering the Alternate (TEAs) may now use the DEI to complete the Learner Characteristics Inventory (LCI). Submission of the LCI is required for eligible students with significant cognitive disabilities prior to administering the following alternate assessments: Connecticut Alternate Assessment (CTAA) for English language arts and mathematics, the CMT Skills Checklist Science, and the CAPT Skills Checklist Science.

    Added December 13, 2016
  • The registration site for The 2017 Connecticut District Test Coordinator Workshops for Smarter Balanced, CMT/CAPT Science including Skills Checklist and The Connecticut Alternate Assessment is now open. These workshops are intended for District Test Coordinators only.  Additionally, districts are only allowed TWO attendees.  Please click here for training dates and registration information.

    Added December 8, 2016
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Welcome!

Welcome to the Connecticut Comprehensive Assessment Program Portal.  This site provides access to resources for the Smarter Balanced Assessments in Mathematics and English Language Arts/Literacy, CMT/CAPT Science Assessments, and the Alternate Assessment.