Manuals and Instructions

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All CAASPP Quick Start Guides have been moved to the CAASPP Quick Start Guides web page.

Administration of the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress Assessments


CAASPP Online Test Administration Manual for CAASPP—Select this link to expand or collapse the list of downloadable options. (Updated 01/08/19)

Technical Specifications and Configuration Guide for CAASPP Online Testing—Select this link to expand or collapse the list of downloadable options. (Posted 09/08/18)

Guide to CAASPP Completion Status and Roster Management (Posted 10/18/18)

CAASPP Security Incidents and Appeals Procedure Guide—Entire manual (Posted 02/25/19)


CAASPP Administration Instructions:

Coordinator Instructions

Test Administration Instructions

Using Materials for Special Versions

Universal Tools, Designated Supports, and Accommodations:

Accessibility Resources

Guides and Guidelines, Including Matrix One

For more information regarding student accessibility, visit the California Department of Education CAASPP Student Accessibility Resources web page external icon.

Post-Test and Reporting


Administration of the Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments




Archive Libraries

Please refer to the following archive libraries for materials from earlier CAASPP administrations: