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
2015–16 Superintendent’s Designation of CELDT District Coordinator Form.
New districts must contact the Customer Support Center to obtain a Superintendent’s Designation of CELDT District Coordinator Authorization Request 2015–16 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.
2014–15 Edition Initial Assessment (IA) and Annual Assessment (AA)/IA Combined Summary Reports.
These reports will be shipped to districts in November 2015. Contact the CELDT CustomerSupport Center if your district has not received these reports by Monday, December 7, 2015.
2015–16 Edition Pre-Identification (Pre-ID) Expedited Service Window.
The Pre-ID Expedited Service Window is open from Monday, September 21 through Friday, October 16, 2015. Prices and fees for files submitted during this window are slightly higher than regular window prices. For more information, including how to calculate the charges for your district, go to the Pre-ID Services Web page.
2015–16 Edition Annual Assessment (AA) Window Additional Order Deadline.
The last day to place an order for test administration materials for the 2015–16 Edition AA Window is Wednesday, October 14, 2015. 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 Saturday, October 31, 2015.
2015–16 Edition Annual Assessment (AA) Window Request a Pickup Deadline.
The last day to request a pickup of scorable materials for students tested within the 2015–16 AA Window is Thursday, November 12, 2015
2015–16 Edition Initial Ordering Window.
Districts that did not submit an Initial Order for testing materials in the spring can do so at this time. To place an Initial Order, access the secure District Portal and select the Order Management link.
2015–16 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.
2015–16 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 Tuesday, November 17, 205. 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.