Description: SBA is an
assessment system used by states belonging to the Smarter Balanced Consortium. The SBA system includes formative assessment
tools and Interim Assessments to provide teachers with additional ways to gauge student
progress throughout the year, and the Summative Assessment, which is the
spring culminating exam. Meeting standard on the high school SBA is a
graduation requirement for some students.
End-of-Course Exams are assessments in math and science, used in Washington
State as part of the State Testing Graduation Requirements. Students in
certain graduating classes are required to meet standard on one or more EOC.
Description: HSPE are
the Reading and Writing exams used for the State Testing Graduation
Requirement for students in the class of 2016 and earlier. Only students in
the class of 2016 and earlier who have not yet met standard in Reading or
Writing will take the HSPE.