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SBAC and Calculators
• Calculator page on the Smarter Balanced website:
– http://sbac.portal.airast.org/practice-test/calculators/
– Internet Explorer 11 doesn’t work.
• Please note there is NO CALCULATOR USAGE in
elementary school.
• Appropriate calculators will be provided online
for student use.
SBAC Calculator Policy
Grades 3–5 Calculator Availability
The Smarter Balanced summative mathematics
assessments at grades 3–5 do not allow for
calculator usage.
SBAC Calculator Policy
Grades 6–8 Calculator Availability
The Smarter Balanced summative mathematics assessments at grades
6–8 are divided into two sections:
– Calculator Available
– Calculator Not Available
Grade 6
– embedded online four-function calculator during the Calculator
Available section
Grades 7 and 8
– embedded online scientific calculator during the Calculator Available
section
SBAC Calculator Policy
High School Calculator Availability
At high school, the Smarter Balanced summative
mathematics assessments are divided into two sections:
– Calculator Available
– Calculator Not Available
High school
– embedded online calculator with scientific, regression, and
graphing capabilities during the Calculator Available
section

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