The Idaho Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) Comprehensive Assessment System consists of Interim Assessments which are optional test given during the school year to help monitor student progress; year-end Summative Assessment and access to Tools for Teachers which provides resources to teachers to use to improve student learning. Each of these are part of a coherent and comprehensive system of assessment designed to be used together to improve teaching and learning. Click HERE for more information.
College Entrance Exams
Idaho offers the SAT to all public high school junior and the PSAT/NMSQT to all public high school sophomores at no cost to districts, schools, parents, or students. Click HERE for more information.
Thanks to partnerships with Boise State University, Idaho State University, University of Idaho, Northwest Nazarene University, College of Western Idaho, and Treasure Valley Community College, we offer more than 20 courses for college credit including: Biology, Human Anatomy & Physiology, Introduction to Public Speaking, American National Politics, English 101, Introduction to Literary Genres, Introduction to French, Intermediate French, College Algebra & Trigonometry, Introduction to Statistics, Essentials of Chemistry, Introduction to Engineering, Engineering Graphics and Design, Elementary Spanish I & II, Intermediate Spanish I, Intermediate Spanish for the Native or Near-Native Speaker, Personal Finance, Introduction to Business, Math in Modern Society, College Algebra, High School of Business, Principles of Marketing AP U.S. History.
We are constantly growing our Advanced Placement (AP) offerings. These courses prepare students to take AP tests and depending on their score earn college credit. Offerings include: Statistics, Chemistry, U.S. History, English Language & Composition; English Literature & Composition, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Physic 1, Human Geography, Biology, StudioArt 2-D Design, and Student Art Drawing.
The Caldwell School District provides well rounded Career Technical Education opportunities for our students. Programs support the following career pathways: