Mathematics
Basic Fact
Practice Tests
California State Academic
Standards for Mathematics and the District Standards for Excellence in
Mathematics expect students to have mastered basic math facts at
designated grade levels. The following standards and their grade levels specify the
content to be mastered at each grade.
Grade 
Mathematics
Content Standards for California Public Schools 
1 
Know from memory
addition facts (sums to 20) and the corresponding subtraction facts. 
2 
Memorize addition and
subtraction facts, multiplication tables of 2s, 5s, and 10s. 
3 
Memorize the
multiplication tables for numbers between 1 and 10. 
4 
Memorize multiplication
and division facts for numbers between 0 and 10. 
58 
Demonstrate proficiency
with addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. 
All students must have the opportunity to build their knowledge of basic facts through ongoing classroom and homework activities. The district has practice sets of Basic Fact Tests available through the Central Library. It is recommended that the practice tests be administered at a minimum of every other week. The Test Sets, grade level designations and time allotments are on the attached chart.
The Math Facts for
Quarterly/Trimester Testing and Reporting and the practice sets are not the
same test. The Math Facts for
Quarterly/Trimester Testing and Reporting were designed to specifically meet
the requirements outlined in the state framework and standards.
To be in alignment with state
requirements, Basic Math Facts Quarterly/Trimester Testing and
Reporting has been established for each grade level as per the table below.
Grade 
Number
of Problems 
Mastery 
Test Focus 
Quarterly
Testing 

1 
30 
2730 
Addition (sums to twenty) 
30 
2730 
Subtraction (facts less than twenty) 


60 
5460 
Addition (sums to twenty) 
60 
5460 
Subtraction (facts less than twenty) 

30 
2730 
Multiplication (2s, 5s, 10s) 


100 
90100 
Addition (sums to twenty) 
100 
90100 
Subtraction (facts less than twenty) 

50 
4550 
Multiplication (09) 

50 
4550 
Division (09) 


100 
90100 
Addition (sums to twenty)* 
100 
90100 
Subtraction (facts less than twenty)* 

100 
90100 
Multiplication (09) 

100 
90100 
Division (09) 


100 
90100 
Addition (sums to twenty)* 
100 
90100 
Subtraction (facts less than twenty)* 

100 
90100 
Multiplication (012) 

100 
90100 
Division (012) 

Trimester Testing  All tests listed
below are given each trimester until mastery.


6 
100 
90100 
Addition (sums to twenty)* 
100 
90100 
Subtraction (facts less than twenty)* 

100 
90100 
Multiplication (012)* 

100 
90100 
Division (012)* 
* Students must retake the test each quarter until the 90% mastery level is attained.
Time Allotment:
All tests have a five (5) minute time limit.
Every student is to take the designated fact test on the same schedule as the math benchmarks, until mastery level has been attained. Mastery is 90% accuracy. Once a student has mastered the test it is not necessary for the student to continue taking the Math Facts for Quarterly/Trimester Testing and Reporting. However, it is suggested that the student continue to participate in classroom activities and take the practice fact tests with their class, which will enable the student to maintain their performance level.
Basic Fact Practice Tests
Listed below are the grade level designations time allotments for the timed Basic Fact Tests.
Grade 
Test 
Time 
1 
Test
Set I 
Initially
10 minutes decreasing to 5 minutes at mastery 
1 
Test
Set II 
Initially
10 minutes decreasing to 5 minutes at mastery 
1
& 2 
Test
Set II A 
Initially
10 minutes decreasing to 5 minutes at mastery 
2 
Test
Set III 
5 minutes 
2 
Test
Set A 
5
minutes 
3 
Test
Set I 
5
minutes 
3 
Test
Set II 
5
minutes 
3 
Test
Set III 
5
minutes 
3
& 4 
Test
Set IV 
5
minutes 
5 
Test
Set V 
5
minutes 
6
& 7 
Test
Set VI 
5
minutes 
Additional Items: Basic Fact Test Score Graph Number Chart Multiplication Table One Hundred Chart 10by10 Grid 
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