The Smarter Balanced Practice Tests provide an early look at sets of assessment questions aligned to the Common Core for grades 3–8 and 11 in both English language arts/literacy and mathematics. The release of the Practice Tests follows the Smarter Balanced Pilot Test.

To get a better understanding  of what types of questions and material your child will be tested follow these steps
  1. Visit http://www.smarterbalanced.org/pilot-test/
  2. Proceed half way down the page and click on “Explore the Smarter Balanced Practice Tests”. 
  3. To log in to the Practice Test, simply select “sign in” or “okay” to move through the pre-filled log-in screens. 
We recommend that all parents and students take some time to review these materials. Practice test are available for grades 3-8, and 11 in math and language arts. The smarter balance assessment will be given on line and students will need to be able to navigate through the assessment as well as understand the technology that is required.