• 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)

    A Parent Guide to Understanding the ELPAC (English / Spanish / Chinese / Vietnamese)

    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)