California English Language Development Test
The California English Language Development Test (CELDT) Web site is an informational hub for CELDT District and Site Coordinators for all things related to the administration and implementation of the CELDT. Please check back often, as this Web site will be updated regularly to reflect current test administration activities.
Updates and Reminders
2016–17 Superintendent’s Designation of CELDT District Coordinator.
New districts must contact the CELDT Customer Support Center to obtain a Superintendent’s Designation of CELDT District Coordinator Authorization Request 2016–17 Edition (SDF) form. If your CELDT District Coordinator is changing, submit an Authorization Request by logging on to the secure District Portal and selecting the link to the form at the top of the page.
2016–17 Edition Annual Assessment (AA) Window Request a Pickup Deadline.
The last day to request a pickup of scorable materials for students tested within the 2016–17 AA Window is Thursday, November 10, 2016.
2016–17 Annual Assessment (AA) Window On-Your-Own Shipping Receipt Deadline.
The last day for Educational Data Systems to receive scorable AA documents shipped On-Your-Own (not through the Request a Pickup Web site) is Thursday, November 17, 2016. AA documents received after this date will be processed outside the AA Window, and these scores will not be included in Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives (AMAOs) or apportionment calculations.
2016–17 Edition Annual Assessment (AA) Window Additional Order Deadline.
The last day to place an order for test administration materials for the 2016–17 Edition AA Window is Wednesday, October 12, 2016. Orders placed after this date may not arrive at the district in time to test students by the last day of the AA testing window, which is Monday, October 31, 2016.
2016–17 Edition Additional Ordering Window.
The Additional Ordering Window is now open. Districts may place one Additional Order through the secure District Portal each month. A $45 processing fee will be charged for each subsequent order in the month. Allow 5–7 business days for processing. Report overages and shortages for these shipments within two weeks of receipt.
2015–16 Edition Initial Assessment (IA) and Annual Assessment (AA)/IA Combined Summary Reports.
These reports will be shipped to districts in November 2016. Contact the CELDT Customer Support Center if your district has not received these reports by Wednesday, December 7, 2016. These dates are subject to change.
2016–17 Edition Local Scoring Tool (LST).
The LST is now available. Use this calculation tool to prepare a Preliminary Local Student Score Report for students who take the CELDT as an Initial Assessment (IA). The LST is available via the Quick Links section on the CELDT Web Site.
2016–17 Edition Pre-Identification (Pre-ID) Extended Window.
Pre-ID labels are available year-round. Prices and fees for files submitted during this window and information about providing a new purchase order, and the printing schedule are available on the Pre-ID Services Web page.