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ELPAC Additional Resources

ELPAC Practice Tests: The Practice Test gives students, families, teachers, administrators, and others an opportunity to become familiar with the types of test questions on the English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC). It includes examples of all of the types of test questions that may appear in the actual Summative Assessment at each grade or grade span. In an actual test setting, an Examiner’s Manual, a Test Book, and/or an Answer Book are used. The test questions in the Practice Test are reproduced from these test materials.  

Parent Guide to Understanding the ELPAC:
         English, Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Korean, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese

ELPAC Videos

ELPAC Overview Video

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
  • Available tools, supports, and resources

The ELPAC Overview video is available in both English and Spanish.
ELPAC Overview Video: English (Video; 16:06) (Posted 11/17/17)
ELPAC Overview Video: Spanish (Video; 18:28) (Posted 11/17/17)

Summative ELPAC Student Score Report Video

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.

This video is recommended for parents and guardians, teachers, and educators who want to learn more about how to understand the Summative ELPAC Student Score Report.

The Summative ELPAC Student Score Report video is available in both English and Spanish.
Summative ELPAC Student Score Report Video: English (Video; 6:58) (Posted 7/23/18)
Summative ELPAC Student Score Report Video: Spanish (Video; 8:42) (Posted 7/23/18)

Introduction to the Initial ELPAC for Parents Video

The video “Introduction to the Initial ELPAC for Parents” 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.

This video is recommended for parents and guardians who want to learn more about the ELPAC.

The Introduction to the Initial ELPAC for Parents video is available in both English and Spanish.
Introduction to the Initial ELPAC for Parents Video: English (Video; 5:51) (Posted 7/23/18)
Introduction to Initial ELPAC for Parents Video: Spanish (Video; 7:08) (Posted 7/23/18)

For More Information

California Department of Education ELPAC Web page or the Educational Testing Service ELPAC Web page 

For additional information, contact the Department of Federal and State Programs at 510-659-2351