The English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC) replaced the California English Language Development Test (CELDT ) beginning in the 2017–18 school year.
The ELPAC is aligned to California's English Language Development Standards and assesses English language proficiency the four areas of language: listening, speaking, reading, and writing.
The ELPAC is comprised of two different assessments:
• Initial Assessment (IA) - used for the initial identification of English learners (administration window is from July 1st through June 30th), and
• Summative Assessment (SA) - used for the annual measure of an English learner's progress in learning English (administration window is from February 1st through May 31st).
Visit the ELPAC website for more information.
ELPAC Fact Sheet (English / Spanish / Chinese / Vietnemese)
Summative English Language Proficiency Assessments for California 2018-2019 Scale Score Ranges (pdf)
Initial English Language Proficiency Assessments for California 2018-2019 Scale Score Ranges (pdf)
Sample Student Score Reports (English / Spanish / Chinese / Vietnemese)