School of Education

CASA (Core Academic Skills Assessment) Preparation

Pearson provides two different resources for CASA preparation at no cost to students.

Assessment Blueprint
– Describes the content included on each CASA subtest
Study Guide
– Includes general test information and sample test questions for each CASA subtest

In addition, Pearson offers practice tests to students for a fee.  These are full-length, computer-based tests aligned with the CASA.  They can be taken from any computer and provide feedback on their performance.  Here are the costs of the practice exams:

CASA—Combined Practice Test $32.95
CASA—Reading Practice Test $17.50
CASA—Mathematics Practice Test $17.50
CASA—Writing Practice Test $19.00

For more information about the CASA exam, contact Reading Specialist Lee Ann Adams in the IUE School of Education, 327 Tom Raper Hall. 973-8359 or

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