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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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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).

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Last Reviewed: Tuesday, October 10, 2017
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  • CAASPP Update, Issue 242 (added 15-Feb-2018)
    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) e-mail update, February 7, 2018.
  • CAASPP Update, Issue 241 (added 02-Feb-2018)
    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) e-mail update, February 2, 2018.
  • CAASPP Update, Issue 240 (added 29-Jan-2018)
    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) e-mail update, January 25, 2018.
  • CAASPP Update, Issue 239 (added 18-Jan-2018)
    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) e-mail update, January 17, 2018.
  • CAASPP Update, Issue 238 (added 11-Jan-2018)
    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) e-mail update, January 10, 2018.

  • 2017–18 ELPAC Timeline (PDF) (added 10-Jan-2018)
    This timeline provides all dates in 2017–18 of the significant steps in the processes for administering the Initial and Summative English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC).
  • California Science Test Blueprint (PDF) (added 10-Jan-2018)
    These are the assessment blueprints for the California Science Test.
  • CAASPP Update, Issue 237 (added 10-Jan-2018)
    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) e-mail update, January 3, 2018.