The ELPAC Website

The English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC) website serves as the portal for resources that a local educational agency (LEA) will need to administer the ELPAC.

News and Tips for the ELPAC Administration

The California Department of Education and Educational Testing Service have made CAASPP and ELPAC provisions for local educational agencies (LEAs) affected by the wildfires in Butte, Los Angeles, and Ventura counties, as well as for those LEAs affected by hazardous air quality as a result of those fires. Please refer to the California Technical Assistance Center email for additional information.
(Posted 11/16/2018)

Local educational agencies (LEAs) participating in the Rotating Score Validation Process (RSVP) that have sent or will send Answer Books to Educational Testing Service for scoring will have their Initial ELPAC Score Comparison Report available in the Test Operations Management System (TOMS) on November 15 and December 15, 2018, and January 31, 2019. The Guide to the Initial ELPAC Score Comparison Report and Initial ELPAC Score Comparison Report Specification and Layout document are now posted in the RSVP section of the ELPAC Website as reference documents.

The CAASPP/ELPAC 2018–19 Pretest Workshop will focus on how to prepare for and administer the Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments, the California Science Test (CAST), the California Alternate Assessments (CAAs), the new California Spanish Assessment (CSA), and Initial and Summative English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC). This year brings exciting new changes to the format of the Pretest Workshop. LEA CAASPP and ELPAC coordinators will have the option to attend a session with updates and new information on the ELPAC. This workshop is also offered as a live-streamed Webcast. Registration is now available.

Information about the new features and enhancements to the Test Operations Management System (TOMS) can be viewed on the Manuals and Instructions web page.

The Initial ELPAC will be administered beginning July 1, 2018, and will be year-round (July 1–June 30).

Information about the ELPAC test administration is available on the Test Administration web page.