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Canvas Parent Access

Any parent with an active ParentConnect account can access CUSD's Canvas learning management system(LMS) as an observer.  A Parent Observer account allows parents/guardians to view their student's Canvas resources, submissions, contributions and grades.

Canvas Login for Parents/Guardians:

Canvas Parent Login Tutorial PDF

Canvas Parent Login Tutorial Video

Canvas Parent Navigation Guide PDF

Canvas Parent Navigation Guide Video

Mathematics Placement Information for El Roble and Claremont High School

In accordance with the California Mathematics Placement Act of 2015 (SB 359), CUSD utilizes the following guidelines in recommending students for placement in secondary (grades 7-12) mathematics courses. 

  1. Student entering El Roble in Grades 7 or 8 are placed in grade level mathematics courses, e.g. Math 7 (7th grade) or Math 8 (8th Grade)
  2. Students entering Claremont High School in Grade 9 - 12 are placed in mathematics classes based on grade information posted on their most recent transcript.
  3. The opportunity for acceleration at both El Roble and Claremont High School is based on the following multiple measures:
    • Math proficiency level on current (as well as prior for CHS) California Assessment of Student Performance & Progress (CAASPP), if applicable.
    • Semester Grades (Fall and Spring for Secondary) in current Math course.
    • Mastery of Standards/Strands (Proficient or Advanced) on Grade Level Benchmark, if applicable.
    • Mastery of Standards (Proficient or Advanced) on the appropriate Readiness Test.
    • Teacher Recommendation.

Information regarding current math courses offered may be obtained by visiting the school websites El Roble or Claremont High School.  Information regarding acceleration options, readiness test dates, and parent information nights will be posted here as well as shared with school sites during the current school year.

Information Regarding Math Readiness Testing for Accelerated (Compacted) Courses

Information Regarding Testing Dates for 2020-2021 school year will be posted here in the Spring 2020.

EL Roble

Readiness Testing for the Math 7/8 Course for Current Grade 6 Students will take place at El Roble.

Click here for the standards assessed on the Math 7/8 Readiness Test.

For specific details regarding Math Placement at El Roble, please contact Mr. Martinez, Principal ( .

Claremont High School

Math Acceleration Readiness Testing for incoming Grade 9 &  New Students in Grades 10-12  will take place at Claremont High School.

Click here for the standards assessed on the Integrated Math 1/2 Readiness Test.

All testing will take place in Room 105 (next to the Theatre), unless otherwise noted.

For specific details regarding Math Placement at Claremont High School, please contact:

  1. Marina Blyzka:
  2. Laurie Ciszek:
  3. James Mitchell:

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CAASPP Parent Guides: Smarter Balanced Assessments

These guides provide information about the Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments, including sample test items for English language arts/literacy and mathematics. This information will help parents better understand their children’s test results.

Parents Guide To Understanding Webpage with Available Translations

Grades 3-5

Grades 6-8

Grade 11

Understanding Your 2016–17 Student Score Report

(Video; 5:32) This video will help parents and students learn about the 2016–17 Student Score Report of year-end standardized test results.

2016-17 CAASPP Student Score Report Example

2016-17 CAASPP CAA Student Score Report Example



Guia de los Padres para las Evaluaciones Sumativas Smarter Balanced

Grados 3-5

Grados 6-8

Grado 11


Entendiendo el reporte individual de los resultados 2016–17 de CAASPP

(Video; 7:02) Explica el reporte individual de los resultados 2016–17 de CAASPP.

Muestra del reporte individual de los resultados 2016–17 de CAASPP

Muestra del reporte individual de los resultados 2016–17 de CAAs