Testing and Assessments


2018-19 Testing Dates and Information:

Dates are subject to change.

Advanced Placement (AP) Exams

For more information on the advanced placement program, visit the College Board AP web page.

May 6-17, 2019 (High schools only)

California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP)

Computer-based English Language and Mathematics tests, includes California Alternate Assessment(CAA). For more information, visit our CAASPP page.

April 29 – May 31 (Grades 3-8)

April 1 – May 31 (Grade 11)

California Science Test (CAST)

The California Science Test (CAST) is an online assessment based on the California Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).

April 29 – May 31 (Grade 5)

April 22 – May 31 (Grade 8)

April 1 – May 31 (Grade 11)

English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC)

The ELPAC is given to English learners in grades TK-12.

February 1 – May 31, 2019

Gifted and Talented Education (GATE)

Elementary only (all grade 2 screened and by referral in grades 3-5).

October 1 – December 19, 2018

Physical Fitness Test (Grades 5, 7, and 9)

The physical fitness test measures aerobic capacity, body composition, abdominal strength and endurance, trunk extensor strength and flexibility, upper body strength and endurance, and flexibility. For more information visit the California Department of Education’s Physical Fitness Testing web page.

February 1- March 22, 2019 (Grade 5)

March 1 – April 30, 2019 (Grades 7 and 9)

Pre-ACT (American College Testing)

For more information visit the ACT Plan web page.

Primary date: October 10, 2018 (Grade 10)

Alternate date: October 24, 2018 (Grade 10)

Preliminary SAT (PSAT)

The PSAT is given to all eleventh grade students in the fall. For more information visit the College Board PSAT web page.

Primary date: October 10, 2018 (Grade 11)

Alternate date: October 24, 2018 (Grade 11)

California Department of Education’s Dataquest website – Find test scores, API data, and other information on schools and school districts.