SMARTER Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC)
Latest information about new generation of assessments.
Reauthorization of the Statewide Pupil Assessment System
Latest information about the reauthorization of California's assessment system
- California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE) Calendar
- California English Language Development Test (CELDT) Calendar
- California High School Proficiency Examination (CHSPE) Calendar
- Physical Fitness Testing (PFT) Calendar
- Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR)
North/South Information Meetings
Program presentations for Assessment and Accountability Information Meetings.
Assessment Coordinator Designation Forms
Required each school year for submission to the testing contractor.
10 Key Elements of Testing-May 2004 (PDF)
Types, terminology, measurement principles, development process, and measurement principles.
Assessment and Accountability E-mail Listserv
Provides one-way communication on assessment and accountability.
California Assessment System: Chart (PDF)
Quick reference guide to all student tests. Updated September 2012.
Guidelines on Academic Preparation for State Assessments (PDF)
Appropriate academic preparation for all state assessments.
Description of Statewide Assessments Pre-Identification services through the test vendor.
Regional Assessment Network (RAN) Map
Map of California and regional contact information for the Regional Assessment Network (RAN).
Released Test Questions Portal
A list of links to released test questions for STAR, CAHSEE, CELDT, and PFT.
Testing Variations, Accommodations, and Modifications (DOC; 2MB)
Matrix 1: Administration of California Statewide Assessments; and Matrix 2: Administration of California Statewide Assessments for English Learners (August 2011).