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The ELPAC assessment replaces the CELDT starting the 2017-18 academic year.  Information about the ELPAC can be found here.  

The ELPAC Overview video provides general information about the ELPAC, including: laws and regulations guiding the ELPAC, purposes of the ELPAC, elements of the ELPAC, how the ELPAC is administered, and available tools, supports, and resources. 

  • ELPAC Overview Video: English (Video; 16:06) 
  • ELPAC Overview Video: Spanish (Video; 18:28) 

The Summative ELPAC Student Score Report Video shows examples of the Summative ELPAC Student Score Report along with explanations of the information on the report. 

  • Summative ELPAC Student Score Report Video: English (Video; 6:58) 
  • Summative ELPAC Student Score Report Video: Spanish (Video; 8:42) 

The Introduction to the Initial ELPAC for Parents video provides information about the Initial ELPAC including its purpose, an explanation of who takes the test, and a description of how parents and guardians will be notified of their child’s results.

  • Introduction to the Initial ELPAC for Parents Video: English (Video; 5:51) 
  • Introduction to Initial ELPAC for Parents Video: Spanish (Video; 7:08)


Information about CAASPP can be found here. Sample CAASPP questions can be found here and practice tests can be found here.

Starting 2018-19, CAASPP score reports will be available through the Parent Portal.   Directions for accessing the score reports can be found here and sample score reports are here.  In addition, our Q Student Information System houses raw score data:

AL: achievement level (4 = Standard Exceeded, 3 = Standard Met, 2 = Standard Nearly Met, 1 = Standard Not Met)

PL: proficiency level (3 = Above Standard, 2 = At/Near Standard, 1 = Below Standard)

SS: scale score (score range information can be found here)

More information on i-Ready

A video of the GUSD i-Ready Parent Webinar can be accessed using this link.  This 30-minute video introduces the i-Ready program and answers several questions posed by parents.

  • Several i-Ready resources for parents can be found here.  You can also watch the introductory videos available on i-Ready’s support site.

Physical Fitness Test (PFT)

  • What is it?  The physical fitness test (PFT) for students in California schools is the FITNESSGRAM®. The main goal of the test is to help students in starting life-long habits of regular physical activity. More information on the test, including components, can be found here.
  • Who takes it?  5th, 7th and 9th graders

Where can I find results? 

  • Results can be found here