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CELDT Technical Documentation

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

Report to the Legislature: K–1 Early Literacy Assessment Results and Administrative Process (PDF)

California English Language Development Test - A Comparison Study of Kindergarten and Grade One English-Fluent Students and English Learners on the 2010-11 Edition of the CELDT (PDF; 1MB)

Bookmark Standard Setting (PDF; 7MB)

Evaluating Linkage and Alignment Study (PDF; 4MB)

CELDT Technical Reports

*For a copy of these reports, please contact the English Language Proficiency and Spanish Assessments Office via e-mail at celdt@cde.ca.gov. Please note that these reports may not be tagged for accessibility.

2015–16 Edition CELDT Technical Report (PDF; 10MB)

2014–15 Edition CELDT Technical Report*

2013–14 Edition CELDT Technical Report*

2012–13 Edition CELDT Technical Report*

2011–12 Edition CELDT Technical Report*

2010–11 Edition CELDT Technical Report*

2009–10 Edition CELDT Technical Report*

2008–09 Edition CELDT Technical Report (PDF; 6MB)

2007–08 Edition CELDT Technical Report (PDF; 5MB)

2006–07 Edition CELDT Technical Report (PDF; 33MB)

2005–06 Edition CELDT Technical Report (PDF; 24MB)

2004–05 Edition CELDT Technical Report (PDF; 1MB)

2003–04 Edition CELDT Technical Report (PDF; 10MB)

2002–03 Edition CELDT Technical Report (PDF; 14MB)

2001–02 Edition CELDT Technical Report Erratum

2001–02 Edition CELDT Technical Report (PDF; 11MB)

Questions:   English Language Proficiency and Spanish Assessments Office | celdt@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0784
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, March 15, 2017
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