Latest News and Tips for the CAASPP Administration

  1. Various CAASPP and ELPAC systems will be unavailable from Tuesday, August 27 at 5 p.m. through Tuesday, September 3, 2019, at 8 a.m. (Posted 08/20/19)
  2. The next webcast, the Preparing Technology for Online Testing Webcast, is scheduled for Tuesday, September 24, 2019 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  3. 2019‒20 planned system downtime dates are now available on the CAASPP Planned System Downtime web page and the ELPAC Planned System Downtime web page. Select the downtime dates listed on the pages to determine which system(s) will be inactive. (Posted 5/21/19)

Upcoming Events

  • Preparing Technology for Online Testing
    The next webcast, the Preparing Technology for Online Testing Webcast, is scheduled for Tuesday, September 24, 2019 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

 

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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 in 2018–19:

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