Curriculum and Testing

Testing Information; 

Practice Tests and Materials

The FSA Portal has several practice tests and guides available for parents and students. Click here for more information.

Understanding Your Child’s FSA Score

Understanding Your Child’s Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) Score

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What are the Florida Standards and the Florida Standards Assessment (FSA)?

The Florida Standards were adopted by the State Board of Education in February 2014, after a process of public input and review, emphasizing preparation for college and career success. The Florida Standards Assessment, called the FSA, measures the new Florida Standards.

What subjects/grade levels take the FSA at Alta Vista Elementary?

The following subjects/grade levels take the FSA:

  • FSA English Language Arts (ELA): Grades 3-10
  • FSA Mathematics: Grades 3-8

Are there other State tests at Alta Vista?

Fifth Grade also takes:

  • NGSS Science

What is the amount of time spent on each FSA?


How do I know what scores my child needs to earn to be on grade level?

Level 3 is consider Grade Level


Curriculum Information

Preparing your children for a successful future is very important. The links below will help you know what to look for when facilitating your child’s learning.

CPALMS: Standards Information and Resources

Backpack Guide

Kindergarten Parent Guides

First Grade Parent Guides

Second Grade Parent Guides

Third Grade Parent Guides

Fourth Grade Parent Guides

Fifth Grade Parent Guides

Sixth Grade Parent Guides