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Three Year Assessment Timeline


This page is the Accessible Alternative Version (AAV) of the Three Year Assessment Timeline. This document represents the official version, Three Year Assessment Timeline (PDF).

Smarter Balanced Summative

Operational:

January 2017 – July 15, 2018

January 2018 – July 15, 2019

January – June 2020

Smarter Balanced Interim (optional)  

Operational: July 2017 – June 2020

California Alternate Assessments (CAA), in ELA and Mathematics

Operational:

January 2017 – July 15, 2018

January 2018 – July 15, 2019

January – June 2020

California Science Test (CAST)

Field: April – July 2018

Operational: January – July 2019 and January – July 2020

CAA for Science

Pilot: January – July 2018

Field: September 2018 – July 2019 (Tentative date)

Operational: September 2019 – June 2020 (Tentative date)

Physical Fitness Test (PFT)

Operational:

February – May 2018

February – May 2019

February – May 2020

English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC) Initial

Field: August – September 2017

ELPAC Summative

Operational:

February – May 2018

February – May 2019

February – May 2020

California English Language Development Test (CELDT)

Operational: July 2017 – June 2018

ELPAC Initial

Operational:

July 2018 – June 2019

July 2019 – June 2020

California Spanish Assessment (CSA) (optional)

Pre-Pilot: July – August 2017

Optional Pilot: September – October 2017

Optional Field: September – October 2018 (tentative date)

Optional Operational: April – June 2019 (tentative date)

Optional Operational: January – June 2020

Standards-based Test in Spanish (STS) (optional)

Optional Operational: January – June 2018

High School Equivalency

General Educational Development Testing Service (GEDTS), High School Equivalency Test (HiSET), and Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC) and California High School Proficiency Examination (CHSPE)

Operational: July 2017 – June 2020

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Last Reviewed: Thursday, June 29, 2017
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