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Assessment & Testing


The Department of Assessment and Data Analysis (DADA) exists to manage and provide meaningful information for educators to enable them to make decisions that better the lives of kids.


For a preschool Assessment, click here.

If you need to assess your K-12 student, please email Rosemary Tayyar.

Menu of Services:


California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP):

Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium: ELA and Math (SBAC)
California Science Test (CAST)

California Alternate Assessment: ELA, Math, and Science (CAA)
English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC)

Additional State Tests:

Physical Fitness Test (PFT)

College Readiness:

Advanced Placement (AP)
Preliminary SAT (PSAT)
National Merit Scholar Qualifying Test (NMSQT)

N-MUSD Benchmark Assessments:

Elementary – ELA, Math
Secondary – ELA, Math, Science, History

Data Dashboards:

California School Dashboards
Tableau Dashboards

State Seals:

Golden State Seal Merit Diploma (GSSMD)
State Seal of Bilteracy (SSB)


George Knights
Director of Professional Learning Communities and K-12 Assessment
714- 424-7555

Wendy Allee
District Assessment Specialist

Linda Wescott
District Assessment Specialist

Danielle Zavala
District Assessment Specialist

Ginger Harrer
Computer Software Analyst

Katie Richardson
Administrative Assistant