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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.

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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: Tuesday, July 07, 2020
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    Information about the Summative English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC).
  • Letter to HSE Test Centers Feb2020 (added 20-Jul-2020)
    This is a letter that was sent to all California testing centers reminding them that historical records are the property of the state.
  • Assessment Spotlight, Issue 99 (added 20-Jul-2020)
    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) email update, July 17, 2020.
  • Assessment Spotlight, Issue 98 (added 20-Jul-2020)
    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) email update, July 10, 2020.
  • Assessment Spotlight, Issue 97 (added 07-Jul-2020)
    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) email update, July 7, 2020.