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Standardized Testing and Reporting

NOTE: The application due date for this program has passed.

Funding Description

The California Department of Education (CDE), through this request for submissions, invites submissions for consideration by the State Board of Education (SBE) for the administration, scoring, reporting, and analysis of five tests within the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program.


Eligible Applicants Institutions of higher education, nonprofit organizations, other organizations or agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria The bidder must be legally constituted and qualified to do business within the State of California (registered with the California Secretary of State). Bidders must submit a current Certificate of Good Standing issued by the California Secretary of State.
Other Eligibility Considerations Bidders should have at least 36 months experience in the administration of large-scale assessments.
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority California Education Code sections 60640-60649
Source / Type State, Federal / Contract
State Fiscal Year 2005-06
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 0000 / 8590
Total Available Unavailable
Recipient Amount For amount of funding, see Additional Information below.
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date Application Available July 11, 2005
Due Date August 29, 2005
Expected Notification Date November 9, 2005

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) []
Fiscal Unavailable
Other The beginning date of the contract is contingent upon approval by the SBE. Contract funding is contingent upon yearly appropriation in the annual Budget Act. The CDE anticipates $12 million for year one (transition year); approximately $60 million for year two (first year of administration); $60 million for year three (second year of administration); $60 million for year four (third year of administration); and $12 million for year five (transition year). The total contract funding amount for three administrations is approximately $200 million.


Program Vicki Perez, 916-319-0346,
Fiscal Vicki Perez, 916-319-0346,
Division Assessment Development & Administration Division, 916-445-8765 (phone), 916-319-0969 (fax)
Last Modified: September 13, 2006

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