The primary purpose of the CAASPP System is to assist teachers, administrators, students, and parents by promoting high-quality teaching and learning through the use of a variety of assessment approaches and item types.

    The following links provide additional information about the program:

    CAASPP – CalEdFacts web page provides a more detailed overview of the tests.

    Assessment System Chart(PDF) lists the tests of the 2021–22 California assessment system by subject content, test name, test type, student participant groups, grade levels, and testing window timeframe.

    California Assessment Timeline(PDF) presents the assessment administration timeline for the 2021–22, 2022-23, and 2023-24 school years.

    Assessment Spotlight web page contains archives of all previous Assessment Spotlight emails. Send a blank email to subscribe-caaspp@mlist.cde.ca.gov to receive regular updates on the latest information about the statewide assessment system.

    Please read our parent letters on CAASPP Testing. Please help your students be successful by ensuring they get a good night's rest the night prior to the testing date and that they eat breakfast. We will be offering free breakfast on students' test dates.