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California Science Test (CAST)—Grade Five, Grade Eight, and High School Directions: Please complete the survey after your students have completed the CAST.

1. Were you a test administrator for CAST? *This question is required.

Yes

No

What grade(s) did you administer the test at?

Grade Five

Grade Eight

Grade Ten

Grade Eleven

Grade Twelve

For the students for whom you administered the CAST, are you the student’s science teacher?

Yes for all of the students I tested.

For more than half of the students I tested.

For less than half of the students I tested.

For few or none of the students I tested.

To your knowledge, did the students you tested have an opportunity to take the training test prior to taking the pilot?

All or most of the students took the training test.

More than half of the students took the training test.

Less than half of the students took the training test.

Few or none of the students took the training test.

Which of the following statements best describes the instructions provided to you, the text administrator, for the pilot?

The instructions were very clear.

The instructions were somewhat clear.

The instructions were somewhat confusing.

The instructions were very confusing.

Which of the following statements best describes the instructions provided to students for the pilot?

The students appeared to find the instructions very clear.

The students appeared to find the instructions somewhat clear.

The students appeared to find the instructions somewhat confusing.

The students appeared to find the instructions very confusing.

Which of the following statements best describes your students’ engagement with the pilot?

All or most of my students appeared to be fully engaged with the pilot.

More than half of my students appeared to be fully engaged with the pilot.

Less than half of my students appeared to be fully engaged with the pilot.

Few or none of my students were engaged with the pilot.

Which of the following statements best describes the time allotted for the pilot?

All or most of my students appeared to have sufficient time for the pilot.

More than half of my students appeared to have sufficient time for the pilot.

Less than half of my students appeared to have sufficient time for the pilot.

Few or none of my students appeared to have sufficient time for the pilot.

Which of the following statements best describes the computer interface for the assessment?

All or most of my students appeared to be able to easily navigate through the online assessment.

More than half of my students appeared to be able to easily navigate through the online assessment.

Less than half of my students appeared to be able to easily navigate through the online assessment.

Few or none of my students appeared to be able to easily navigate through the online assessment.