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Three Year Assessment Timeline


This page is the Accessible Alternative Version (AAV) of the Three Year Assessment Timeline. This document represents the official version, Three Year Assessment Timeline (PDF).

Smarter Balanced Summative

Operational:

January 2017 – July 15, 2017

January 2018 – July 15, 2018

January 2019 – July 15, 2019

Smarter Balanced Interim (optional)  

Operational: July 2016 – June 2019

California Alternate Assessments (CAA), in ELA and Mathematics

Operational:

March 2017 – July 15, 2017

January 2018 – July 15, 2018

January 2019 – July 15, 2019

California Science Test (CAST)

Pre-Pilot: July 2016 – February 2017

Pilot: March 2017 – July 2017

Field: January 2018 – July 2018

Operational: January 2019 – June 2019

CAA for Science

Pre-Pilot: July 2016 – February 2017

Pilot: March 2017 – July 2017; September 2017 – July 2018 (tentative date)

Field: September 2018 – June 2019

Physical Fitness Test (PFT)

Operational:

February 2017 – May 2017

February 2018 – May 2018

February 2019 – May 2019

English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC) Summative

Field: March – September 2017

Initial Field: August – September 2017

Operational: February 2018 – May 2018; February 2019 – May 2019

ELPAC Initial

Field: August – September 2017

Operational: July 2018 – June 2019

California English Language Development Test (CELDT)

Operational: July 2016 – June 2017

Operational (for initial only): July 2017 – June 2018

California Spanish Assessment (CSA) (optional)

Pre-Pilot: July 2016 – August 2017

Optional Pilot: September 2017 – October 2017 (tentative date)

Optional Field: September – October 2018 (tentative date)

Optional Operational: April 2019 – June 2019 (tentative date)

Standards-based Test in Spanish (STS) (optional)

Operational:

January 2017 – June 2017

January 2018 – June 2018

High School Equivalency
General Educational Development Testing Service (GEDTS), High School Equivalency Test (HiSET), and Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC) and California High School Proficiency Examination (CHSPE)

Operational: July 2016 – June 2019

Questions:   Assessment Development and Administration Division | 916-319-0803
Last Reviewed: Monday, January 23, 2017
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