Latest News and Tips for the CAASPP Administration

  1. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    LEA Success Agents and CalTAC phone representatives are not available on Monday, January 17, 2022, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. All phone calls and emails will be returned when the office reopens on Tuesday, January 18, 2022.
  2. 2020–21 Test Results

    The 2020–21 CAASPP and ELPAC results were released Friday, January 7, 2022, and are available on the Test Results for California’s Assessments external icon website.
  3. Pretest Virtual Training Series

    The CAASPP and ELPAC Pretest Virtual Training Series provides LEA coordinators with the information they need to successfully prepare for and administer the CAASPP and the ELPAC. To learn more and to register for the series, visit the Pretest Virtual Training Series registration external icon website.
  4. CAASPP and ELPAC Office Hours & Coffee Sessions

    Join us for virtual office hours and coffee sessions, hosted by the CDE and ETS, which will offer opportunities for LEA staff to ask questions and get answers about the spring assessments and multiple administration options. Visit the Upcoming Training Opportunities web page to see upcoming dates and to register. Visit the Past Training Opportunities and Materials web page to find previously recorded sessions and materials.

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