Assessment InformationAdministration 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.
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 2019–20 California assessment system listed by subject content, test name, test type, student participant groups, grade levels, and testing window timeframe.
- California Assessment Timeline (PDF)
Assessment development timeline for the 2019–20, 2020–21, and 2021-22 school years.
- North/South Information Meeting Materials
Program presentations and other resources from the CDE's annual Assessment and Accountability Information Meeting.
Administrators, Teachers, and Assessment Coordinators
- April 2020 CDE Update Webinar
April 2020 Updates for Coordinators of Assessment, Accountability, and System of Supports.
- April 21, 2020 Webinar Notetaking Guide (DOCX)
- Regional Assessment Network (RAN) Map
Map of California and contact information for RAN members.
- English-Spanish Education and Assessment Glossary
Translation glossary for assessment-related communications prepared by the CDE.
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).
- Matrix One
Universal Tools, Designated Supports, and Accommodations for the CAASPP System.
- Matrix Two
Matrix of variations, and accommodations for administration of the PFT.
- Matrix Four (DOCX)
Matrix Four displays the embedded and non-embedded universal tools, designated supports, and accommodations allowed on the ELPAC.
- Downloadable Data Files
Research files for California statewide student assessments.
- CAASPP Technical and Research Reports
Technical reports, independent evaluation reports, and special study reports.