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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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Assessment Resources for Learning Acceleration

A to Z Index of Assessment Resources

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

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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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Last Reviewed: Friday, July 3, 2020
Recently Posted in Testing
  • CA Assessment Accessibility Resources Matrix (added 03-Jul-2020)
    Matrix displays the embedded and non-embedded universal tools, designated supports, and accommodations (UDAs) allowed as part of the California assessments.
  • Assessment Spotlight, Issue 96 (added 01-Jul-2020)
    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) email update, June 19, 2020.
  • Smarter Balanced Tools for Teachers (updated 26-Jun-2020)
    Tools for Teachers is an online collection of resources aligned with the Common Core State Standards that supports K–12 teachers in their use of the formative assessment process to adjust teaching to improve student learning.
  • Assessment Spotlight, Issue 95 (added 19-Jun-2020)
    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) email update, June 19, 2020.
  • Assessment Spotlight, Issue 94 (added 12-Jun-2020)
    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) email update, June 12, 2020.