Manuals and Instructions

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All CAASPP Quick Reference Guides have been moved to the CAASPP Quick Reference Guides and Videos web page.

Administration of the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress Assessments


CAASPP and ELPAC Test Operations Management System User Guide external icon

2020–2021 CAASPP and ELPAC Technical Specifications and Configuration Guide for Online Testing (Posted 09/14/20)

2019–2020 Guide to CAASPP and ELPAC Completion Status and Roster Management (Posted 11/18/19)

CAASPP Security Incidents and Appeals Procedure Guide—(Posted 02/10/20)

2019–2020 Checklists:

2020–2021 Checklists:

CAASPP Administration Instructions:

Coordinator Instructions

Test Administration Instructions

Using Materials for Special Versions

Universal Tools, Designated Supports, and Accommodations:

Accessibility Resources

Guides and Guidelines

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Post-Test and Reporting


Administration of the Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments





Please refer to the following archive libraries for materials from earlier CAASPP administrations:

Last Reviewed: Thursday, March 26, 2020