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CMT/CAPT Science

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CAPT Science Quick Guide [pdf]
Updated March 15, 2017
CMT Science Quick Guide [pdf]
Updated March 15, 2017

These quick guides can be used as a supplement to the CMT/CAPT Science Test Administration Manual. The guides provide instructions on how test administrators can access and assist students in completing the CMT and CAPT Science on-line.

This document provides an overview of the Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) in science administered at Grades 5 and 8 and the Connecticut Academic Performance Test (CAPT) in science administered in Grade 10.

Errata Sheet [pdf]
Updated March 2, 2017

Please refer to the errata sheet that outlines two errors that occur in the read-aloud directions in the printed version of the Test Administration Manual.

CSDE Assessment Guidelines
Updated October 12, 2017

This document is intended to provide guidance for Connecticut school district personnel who must make decisions about testing special student populations for all Connecticut Comprehensive Assessment Program tests.

This Test Coordinator’s Manual (TCM) for summative assessments is intended for staff (District Administrators, District Test Coordinators, and School Test Coordinators) who play a role in the administration of Connecticut Comprehensive Assessment Program online assessments. This manual provides procedural and policy guidance to administer each assessment. All policy referenced in this guide should be applied to the following tests for the Connecticut Comprehensive Assessment Program: Connecticut Alternate Assessment (CTAA) for English language arts (ELA) and mathematics; Connecticut Mastery Test and Connecticut Academic Performance Test in Science (CMT/CAPT Science); Smarter Balanced for English language arts (ELA) and mathematics.

This parent brochure explains how the Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) for Science assesses students’ abilities, as well as how the test determines where students fall within the statewide standards of achievement.

This parent brochure explains how the Connecticut Academic Performance Test (CAPT) for Science assesses students’ abilities, as well as how the test determines where students fall within the statewide standards of achievement.