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    State Exams Cancelled

    All Smarter Balanced state assessments are CANCELLED for the rest 2019/20 school year.

    Chief Sealth Seniors and Families, If you have any questions regarding your required state tests,
    please contact Lori Douglas at

    “State assessments are canceled statewide for the remainder of the 2020 school year. These include: Smarter Balanced Assessments (English Language Arts and Math) for grades 3–8 and 10; Washington Access to Instruction and Measurement (WA-AIM) English Language Arts and Math for grades 3–8 and 10; English Language Proficiency Assessment (ELPA21); Washington Comprehensive Assessment of Science for grades 5, 8, and 11; Washington Access to Instruction and Measurement (WA-AIM) Science for grades 5, 8, and 11; WIDA Alternate ACCESS for English learners; and WaKIDS for Transitional Kindergarten.”

    Please find more information from OSPI here:



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    Testing Dates for 2019-20 @ Chief Sealth International
    Updated 6/25/2019


    Testing Date(s)




    Wed., October 16


    All 10th and 11th

    SBA Fall Retake
    (ELA, Math, OGL)

    Nov. 4 – Nov. 8

    Computer Lab Classroom

    Some 11th & 12th

    SAT School Day

    Wed., March 4


    All 11th

    SBA Spring ELA Exams

    April 1 – 10

    Library Computer Labs

    All 10th 

    Some 11th & 12th


    April 27 – May 1

    Computer Lab Classroom

    All 11th

    SBA Spring Math Exams

    May 20 – 29

    All Library
    Computer Labs

    All 10th & 11th 

    SAT scores (ELA 410 / Math 430) and ACT scores (ELA 14 / Math 16 / Science 16) can count for state exams. 

    Students MUST have attempted the required state test first BEFORE they can use these options.

    Required Exams by Grade Level

    9th: Class of 2023

    No tests taken
     this year


    10th: Class of 2022

    SBA for ELA

    SBA for Math


    11th: Class of 2021

    SBA for ELA
    SBA for Math
    WCAS (for Federal Accountability)

    24 credits

    12th: Class of 2020

    SBA for ELA

    SBA for Math

    21 Credits

    Still have questions?

    Lori Douglas 
    Academic Dean

    Library Computer 

    Library Computer