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The Assessment staff facilitates, trains, and supports school site leaders in all aspects of all state and federal testing including: Performance Fitness Training (PFT), California English Language ...more

California English Language Development Test (CELDT/ELPAC)

State law enacted in 1999 requires school districts to assess the English language development of all English Learners (ELs) and of new enrollees in California public schools who may be ELs in order ...more

Physical Fitness Test (PFT)

State law requires school districts to administer the Physical Fitness Test annually to all students in grades five, seven and nine. The state-designated PFT is the FITNESSGRAM® developed by the ...more

Advanced Placement Program (AP)

The Advanced Placement Program was established over 40 years ago by the College Board, a national nonprofit organization. AP consists of college-level courses in 21 subject areas. AP programs ...more

School Quality Snapshot

The California Department of Education staff developed the School Quality Snapshot Web application last year using existing state resources. Since the program was unveiled in October 2013, 115,737 ...more

Parent Testing Waiver

Each spring students in grades 3-8 and grades 10-11 will be administered one or more of the following standardized assessments:

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 Tests

  • CAAs for Science

If you do not wish your student to take any of the above listed exams, please contact an administrator at your school to make appointment to discuss the waiver process.

Contact Information

Andy Cannon
Director, Educational Services


Terri Clarke
Assessment Technician
925-779-7500 ext. 53800
925-779-7515 fax

Assessment Calendars

Assessment Links

Teacher Link for ILLUMINATE

Common Core State Standards

Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium 

Smarter Balanced Practice Tests

CELDT Informational Videos Overview 1 , Overview 4

School Accountability Report Cards (SARC)

California Healthy Kids Survey (CHKS)

SBAC Mathematics Items Specifications

Grade 3                      Grade 6              

Grade 4                      Grade 7

Grade 5                      Grade 8

High School


SBAC ELA CAT Item Specifications

Grade 3                   Grade 6

Grade 4                   Grade 7

Grade 5                   Grade 8

Grade 11

Elementary ELA Resource Planning Guides