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Assistance packet and California English Language Development Test (CELDT) resources for districts and school staff.

Assistance for School District and School Staff

2016–17 and 2017–18 CELDT Information Guide (PDF; 2MB)

2015–16 CELDT Information Guide (PDF; 2MB)

CELDT 101: Regulations and Requirements (PDF)

Resources for Use by School Districts and Schools

CELDT Blueprint Preface (DOC)

CELDT Blueprints (DOC)

CELDT Glossary of Terms and Acronyms (PDF)

CELDT K-1 AMAO Information (DOC)

Test Variations, Accommodations and Modifications for the CAASPP, CAHSEE, CELDT, and PFT

Assessing Students with Disabilities (PDF)

Letter from Deputy Superintendent Deborah V.H. Sigman
Use of California Modified Assessment for Reclassification of English Learners.

Released Test Questions (PDF; 5MB; Updated Sep-2012)
CELDT question samples for site and local education agency administrators, teachers, and parents or guardians. These samples cover the four domains assessed: Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing.

CELDT Initial/Annual Scale Score Ranges
Scale Score Ranges for the California English Language Development Test.

CELDT Item Alignment to the 2012 English Language Development Standards Report (DOC; 38MB)

CELDT Score Request Form
School CELDT results to schools receiving English learner students.

CELDT Technical Documentation
Includes Technical Reports and a Study for the California English Language Development Test (CELDT).

Questions:   English Language Proficiency and Spanish Assessments Office | CELDT@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0784
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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