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Data, Assessment, and Accountability

Areas of Responsibility 

State Assessments

California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP)
  • Smarter Balanced for ELA/Mathematics - Grades 3-8 & 11

  • California Science Test (CAST) - Grades 5, 8 and once in high school

  • California Alternative Assessment (CAA) for ELA/Mathematics - Grades 3-8 and 11
  • California Alternate Assessment (CAA) for Science - Grades 5, 8 and once in high school

Parents may request waiver for CAASPP, CAA and/or Science tests

English Language Proficiency Assessment for California (ELPAC)
  • ELPAC - Grades TK-12
  • Alternate ELPAC - Grades TK-12

ELPAC and Alt. ELPAC are federally required and may not be waived.

Physical Fitness Test (PFT) 
California High School Proficiency Examination (CHSPE)
National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)

Local Assessments

  • i-Ready Diagnostic - Grades K-8
  • Reading Level Assessments (Fountas & Pinnell) - Grades K-5
  • Mathematics Benchmarks - Grades K-5 and End of Course Exams - Grades 6-12
  • ELA Performance-Based Assessments (PBAs) - Grades K-12
  • Mathematics Diagnostic Testing Project (MDTP) - Grades 5-8
  • Reading Level Assessment/Reading Inventory Assessment - Grades 6-8

Accountability: English Learner, State and Federal Reporting

  • Federal Program Monitoring (FPM)
  • Title I, II III (English Learner and Immigrant Student Programs)
  • ConApps/CARS
  • Title I, Part A - Schoolwide Program allocation and oversight
  • Single Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA)
  • Time & Effort Reporting

Data Preparation, Analysis & Support

Please send data requests to

  • Local Control Area Plan (LCAP), including LCAP addendum
  • School Site Plans (SPSAs)
  • DataZone development & Management
  • Professional Development district and site administrators, counselors, and teachers on special assignment (TOSAs)


Cameron Lewis
(408) 423-2229

Valerie Hayes
Staff Secretary III
(408) 423-2271

Other schools/districts requesting individual student ELPAC results should email Valerie Hayes.