Parent/Guardian Notification

Parent/Guardian notification letter templates are available to notify parents and guardians about the various testing options that local educational agencies (LEAs) may employ to complete 2021–22 testing. An LEA may use whatever method fits its needs to notify parents and guardians about the test administration. These letters can be customized and used as a printed document or provided to parents and guardians electronically.

Statewide Notification Letter Templates

The Statewide Testing Notification letter available on the CDE Notice of Assessments Administration external icon web page contains language that can be inserted into a parent handbook or other annual parent notification document to serve the purpose of meeting state and federal obligations to inform parents of the year's statewide assessments, inclusive of the right to exempt.

Initial ELPAC Testing Notification Letter Templates

The following sample letters serve as notices to parents of the year's statewide assessments and do not satisfy a district's obligation to notify parents of their right to exempt their child from statewide assessments pursuant to California Education Code Section 60615. The following letter template includes text about conducting in-person and remote administration:

Translations

The Initial ELPAC Testing Notification Letter Template is available in the following languages: