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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
    The 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 and under past training opportunities.
  • 2023 California Assessment Conference External link opens in new window or tab.
    The California Department of Education is holding the fifth annual California Assessment Conference October 9–10, 2023 at the SAFE Credit Union Convention Center in Sacramento. This year’s theme is Charting the Course Between Instruction and 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) and the English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC).


Questions:   Assessment Development and Administration | 916-319-0803
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, November 21, 2023
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