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Washington State Testing Portal
This portal provides a variety of resources for Washington State testing for test administrators, educators, and parents, including practice and training tests, a Q&A, and more.

Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium
Washington State is a member of the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium.

End-of-Course (EOC) Exams
In the 2014–2015 school year end-of-course assessments in the spring align with the Washington State K–12 Learning Standards.

Claim Distribution for Washington State K–12 Learning Standards and Assessment System
Many schools and districts have done work to align grade and course work to the Common Core State Standards. The following documents provide guidance on aligning to the Washington State K–12 Learning Standards and the state assessment system.
Grades 3–5 (PDF)
Grades 6–8 (PDF)
End-of-Course Exams Comparison to Content Focus by Course Front Matter (PDF)
End-of-Course Exams Comparison to Content Focus by Course Document (Excel)
High School (PDF)

Question and Answer
This document contains answers to frequently asked questions about state assessments in mathematics. If you have a question that is not addressed here, email the question to This document will be updated periodically to reflect common questions.

Calculator Policy

Smarter Balanced Assessment Claims
Claim Distribution
These documents show how content is distributed across the Smarter Balanced Claims.
Grade 3 (PDF)
Grade 4 (PDF)
Grade 5 (PDF)
Grade 6 (PDF)
Grade 7 (PDF)
Grade 8 (PDF)
High School (PDF)

Claim Videos
These videos provide information on the claim structure of the Smarter Balanced assessments and specific information about each claim.

Paper-Pencil Supports
These sample test and answer booklets provide supports for schools and districts who have already chosen not to take the Smarter Balanced summative test online. Educators should read through the Teacher Sample Booklet Companion Materials prior to using the Sample Test Booklet and Sample Answer Booklet with students.

Legacy Resources
These resources may be used as supports for the MSP/HSPE/EOC Technical Reports from 2010 to 2015. These documents do not apply to testing in Spring 2015 or beyond.


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