Latest News and Tips for the CAASPP Administration

  1. Pretest Workshop

    The recorded training and accompanying materials have been archived on both the CAASPP Training Opportunities and ELPAC Training Opportunities web pages.
  2. The Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments will remain available to be administered remotely, without the use of a secure browser, through the 2020–2021 school year. Visit the Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments page to find directions and resources for using the interim assessments for distance learning.

Upcoming Events

  • Registration is now available external icon for the virtual Pretest Workshop. The workshop sessions will provide information about what’s new for the CAASPP and ELPAC assessments and what’s necessary to prepare for the administration of the CAASPP and the ELPAC.


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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

Last Reviewed: Wednesday, March 18, 2020