About This Website

The California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) System consists of the following assessments:

  • Smarter Balanced English language arts/literacy (ELA) and mathematics
  • California Alternate Assessments for ELA, mathematics, and science
  • California Science Test (CAST)
  • California Spanish Assessment (CSA)
  • Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments

The CAASPP website is your source for access to test administration systems, training resources and materials, the latest CAASPP news, and important dates regarding administering the CAASPP tests.

Email Updates

Designated local educational agency (LEA) CAASPP coordinators receive information about CAASPP by email. Archives of email notifications are available in the following locations:

Please note that these archives do not include messages that were sent to only a small subset of LEAs.

Resource Search

Visit the CAASPP and ELPAC Manuals external icon website to find manuals on a variety of systems and topics.

Use the Search field in the top-right corner of each web page. The search feature allows you to find any resource on caaspp.org. You can enter a keyword or phrase or use the advanced search options, such as a search for an exact word or phrase or a search for multiple words or phrases.

Last Reviewed: December 14, 2021