Testing & Performance


Pershing Middle School administers Nationally, state, and district mandated testing to all students. We also offer testing for special education at the request of parents. See details below:

Nationally Mandated Testing: National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), grade 4 and grade 8.

California Testing: An updated testing website for parents and students is now available at . The website includes information about California's new assessment system known as California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP). Information about the Smarter Balanced Field Test is also included.

The following videos introduce students to the Smarter Balanced Field Test. The videos are posted at the following links:

High school vide

Middle school vide

If you would like more information about this test, please contact Mrs. Kelly at

Special Education Testing: Parents may request that a district psychologist and resource specialist evaluate their children for learning disabilities. Requests are to be made to the principal. An Instructional Study Team (IST) will meet with the parent or guardian to determine the appropriateness of the request.

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