2021-22 Testing Information

2021-22 Testing Information
Posted on 04/17/2022

IMPORTANT: This article was updated on 4/22/22 to represent delays caused by technical issues at the state level. All dates below are accurate.

Every year, California students take several statewide tests. Over the next 6 weeks, your child may be taking one or more of the following: California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP), English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC), and Physical Fitness Test assessments.

You are an important part of your child’s education. To help your child get ready for the test you can:

Reminding your student to bring their district issued computer, charger, and headphones on testing dates.

Talk about the test with your child. Make sure they are not scared or anxious.

Make sure your child gets a good night’s sleep and a nutritious breakfast before testing.

Please see the table below for information on exact testing dates.

Statewide Assessment


Test Dates*

English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC)

5th and 6th Grade English Language Learners

April 11-15

CAASPP – Science

5th Graders Only

B-Week Students

Tuesday, May 3rd and Wednesday, May 4th

A-Week Students

Tuesday, May 10th and Wednesday May 11th


All Dana Students

Tuesday, May 17th and

Wednesday, May 18th


All Dana Students

Tuesday, May 24th and

Wednesday, May 25th

California Alternative Assessments

Special Education students in our Mod/Severe program

Scheduled 1:1 throughout the remainder of the semester

*Please note: Most tests are untimed. If students need additional time to complete assessments, the testing dates will be extended.

If you have any questions about statewide assessments, please reach out to Michelle Perkins ([email protected]). 

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