Latest News and Tips for the CAASPP Administration

  1. Registration has opened for the 2019–20 CAASPP and ELPAC Pretest Workshop. Access the workshop registration and dates on the Training Dates page.
  2. New Video: "Science: It’s Elementary!"
    The five finalists who were selected from the California Department of Education (CDE) science contest will be featured at the California Assessment Conference, to be held this October 16–18, 2019, at the Oakland Convention Center. Watch their debut video "Science: It’s Elementary!" external icon

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Testing in California

California local educational agency (LEA) testing coordinators can use this website to find helpful information, instructions, training, forms, and external links for test administration.

LEAs are administering the following tests:

English language arts/literacy and mathematics assessments (grades three through eight and grade eleven):

  • Smarter Balanced
  • California Alternate Assessments (CAAs)

Science assessments (grades five and eight and high school):

  • California Science Test
  • CAA for Science

Spanish assessments (grades three through eight and high school):

  • California Spanish Assessment