Skip to main content
California Department of Education Logo

Resources

Assistance packet and California English Language Development Test (CELDT) resources for districts and school staff.

Assistance for School District and School Staff

2016–17 and 2017–18 CELDT Information Guide (PDF; 2MB)

CELDT 101: Regulations and Requirements (PDF)

Resources for Use by School Districts and Schools

CELDT Blueprint Preface (DOC)

CELDT Blueprints (DOC)

CELDT Glossary of Terms and Acronyms (PDF)

CELDT K-1 AMAO Information (DOC)

Test Variations, Accommodations and Modifications for the CAASPP, CAHSEE, CELDT, and PFT

Assessing Students with Disabilities (PDF)

Letter from Deputy Superintendent Deborah V.H. Sigman
Use of California Modified Assessment for Reclassification of English Learners.

Released Test Questions (PDF; 5MB; Updated Sep-2012)
CELDT question samples for site and local education agency administrators, teachers, and parents or guardians. These samples cover the four domains assessed: Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing.

CELDT Initial/Annual Scale Score Ranges
Scale Score Ranges for the California English Language Development Test.

CELDT Item Alignment to the 2012 English Language Development Standards Report (DOC; 38MB)

CELDT Score Request Form
School CELDT results to schools receiving English learner students.

CELDT Technical Documentation
Includes Technical Reports and a Study for the California English Language Development Test (CELDT).

Questions:   English Language Proficiency and Spanish Assessments Office | CELDT@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0784
Last Reviewed: Friday, December 23, 2016
Recently Posted in Testing
  • CAASPP Update, Issue 227 (added 11-Oct-2017)
    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) e-mail update, October 11, 2017.
  • CAASPP Update, Issue 226 (added 05-Oct-2017)
    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) e-mail update, October 4, 2017.
  • CAASPP Update, Issue 225 (added 04-Oct-2017)
    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) e-mail update, September 29, 2017.
  • CAASPP Update, Issue 224 (added 25-Sep-2017)
    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) e-mail update, September 20, 2017.
  • CAASPP Update, Issue 223 (added 15-Sep-2017)
    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) e-mail update, September 13, 2017.

  • CAASPP Update, Issue 222 (added 08-Sep-2017)
    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) e-mail update, September 7, 2017.
  • CAASPP Update, Issue 221 (added 31-Aug-2017)
    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) e-mail update, August 30, 2017.
  • Matrix Four: ELPAC (added 28-Aug-2017)
    Matrix Four displays the universal tools, designated supports, and accommodations (non-embedded) allowed as part of the English Language Proficiency Assessments for California beginning October 1, 2017.
  • CAASPP Update, Issue 219 (added 28-Aug-2017)
    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) e-mail update, August 16, 2017.
  • CAASPP Update, Issue 220 (added 28-Aug-2017)
    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) e-mail update, August 23, 2017.