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Testing

Information regarding the development, coordination, and implementation of statewide testing programs in California.
Assessment Information
Administration dates and general assessment information for California public schools.
California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) System
California's new statewide student assessment system.
California English Language Development Test (CELDT)
Information for the CELDT, a required state test for English language proficiency that must be given to students whose primary language is other than English.
California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
Assistance for students and schools with the administration of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE). Beginning with the Class of 2006, all public school students will be required to pass the CAHSEE to earn a high school diploma.
California High School Proficiency Examination (CHSPE)
Information for persons who want to leave high school early; includes frequently asked questions, test dates, and toll-free number for assistance.
High School Equivalency Tests (HSET)
California has approved the use of three high school equivalency tests (GED®, HiSET®, and TASC™) for students 18 years old and older, and 17 years old in some instances, for the purpose of receiving a California High School Equivalency Certificate.
National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)
Program resources, assessment results, and assistance for participating districts and schools in California.
Physical Fitness Testing (PFT)
Includes information regarding the physical fitness test required to be administered to students in grades five, seven, and nine.
Smarter Balanced Assessment System
Latest information about new generation of English-language arts and mathematics assessments.
Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR)
Administration of the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) program. Test results are used for student and school accountability purposes.