• 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.
    www.elpac.org

    Additional Resources: 

    • ELPAC Practice Tests (Grade 9-10) (Grade 11-12)
    • Starting Smarter - This website provides additional information for parents to understand the ELPAC and how to support learning at home.

     

    • A Parent Guide to Understanding the English Langauge Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC) (pdf)
    • Guía de padres para comprender las Pruebas de Suficiencia en el Idioma Inglés de California (ELPAC) (pdf)
    • 家长指南: 了解加州英语语言能力评估 (ELPAC) (pdf)
    • Hướng dn cho cha mẹ để hiểu vỀ thẩm định khả năng thông thạo anh ngữ cho California (ELPAC) (pdf)
    • ELPAC Fact Sheet (English / Spanish / Chinese / Vietnemese)

     

    • Summative ELPAC Domain Information Sheet for LISTENING (pdf)
      Hoja de informacion del área AUDITIVO del ELPAC Sumative (pdf)
    • Summative ELPAC Domain Information Sheet for SPEAKING (pdf
      Hoja de informacion del área ORAL del ELPAC Sumative (pdf)
    • Summative ELPAC Domain Information Sheet for READING (pdf
      Hoja de informacion del área LECTURA del ELPAC Sumative (pdf)
    • Summative ELPAC Domain Information Sheet for WRITING (pdf
      Hoja de informacion del área ESCRITURA del ELPAC Sumative (pdf) 

     

    • 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)