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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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A to Z Index of Assessment Resources

To search by topic, view the A to Z Index of Assessment Resources web page.

  • Assessment System Chart (PDF)
    The 2022–23 California assessment system listed by subject content, test name, test type, student participant groups, grade levels, and testing window timeframe.
  • California Assessment Timeline (PDF)
    California Assessment Timeline shows the test windows for each assessment throughout the year.
  • Assessment and Accountability Information Meeting
    Presentations and note taking guides for the 2022 Assessment and Accountability Information Meeting have now been posted to caaspp.org and elpac.org under past training opportunities.
  • 2022 California Assessment Conference External link opens in new window or tab.
    The California Department of Education is holding the fourth annual California Assessment Conference this fall. Taking place October 18 through October 20 at the Riverside Convention Center in Riverside, California, the theme of this year’s conference is "Partners in Progress: Harnessing the Power of Student Assessment." It is designed specifically for classroom educators and site administrators.

    Details about this professional learning opportunity and registration information are available on the California Assessment Conference website External link opens in new window or tab..

Administrators, Teachers, and Assessment Coordinators

Testing Matrices

California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP), the California English Language Development Test (CELDT), the Physical Fitness Test (PFT), and the English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC).

  • California Assessment Accessibility Resources Matrix
    The California Assessment Accessibility Resources Matrix displays the embedded and non-embedded universal tools, designated supports, and accommodations (UDAs) allowed as part of the CAASPP and ELPAC for 2020–21.
  • Matrix Two
    Matrix of variations, and accommodations for administration of the PFT.

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