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Assessment Information

Administration dates and general assessment information for California public schools.

The purpose of the Assessment Information Web page is to provide general information regarding the development, coordination, and implementation of statewide student testing programs in California. For information regarding a specific assessment program, visit the California Department of Education (CDE) Testing Web page.

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Testing Matrices for the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP), the California English Language Development Test (CELDT), and the Physical Fitness Test (PFT).
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Last Reviewed: Wednesday, May 3, 2017
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    Resources and guides for parents or guardians to help interpret the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) student score report.
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    Gantt chart of the assessments administered to students in grades, kindergarten through 12.
  • CAASPP Update, Issue 211 (added 22-Jun-2017)
    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) e-mail update, June 22, 2017.
  • CAASPP Update, Issue 210 (added 15-Jun-2017)
    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) e-mail update, June 14, 2017.
  • CAASPP Update, Issue 209 (added 12-Jun-2017)
    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) e-mail update, June 7, 2017.

  • CAASPP Update, Issue 208 (added 07-Jun-2017)
    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) e-mail update, June 1, 2017.
  • ELPAC - CBA Report (CA Dept of Education) (PDF) (added 02-Jun-2017)
    This is a study to determine the viability of transitioning the ELPAC, a paper-pencil test, to a CBA.
  • CAASPP Update, Issue 207 (added 24-May-2017)
    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) e-mail update, May 24, 2017.
  • CAASPP Update, Issue 206 (added 18-May-2017)
    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) e-mail update, May 17, 2017.
  • CAASPP Update, Issue 205 (added 10-May-2017)
    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) e-mail update, May 10, 2017.