Initial English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC): Braille Estimated Testing Times

The estimated times shown on this page represent approximate times for completion of each domain. Testing times for some students may be longer. Average testing times will be reviewed annually.

Table 1. Estimated Testing Time for Kindergarten
KindergartenMinutes
Listening (Individual administration) 10–20
Speaking (Individual administration) 10–20
Reading (Individual administration) 10–15
Writing (Individual administration) 10–20
Total estimated test administration time 40–75
Table 2. Estimated Testing Time for Grade One
Grade 1Minutes
Listening (Individual administration) 10–20
Speaking (Individual administration) 10–20
Reading (Individual administration) 10–20
Writing (Individual administration) 10–20
Total estimated test administration time 40–80
Table 3. Estimated Testing Time for Grade Two
Grade 2Minutes
Listening (Individual administration) 20–30
Speaking (Individual administration) 10–20
Reading (Individual administration) 10–30
Writing (Individual administration) 20–30
Total estimated test administration time 60–110
Table 4. Estimated Testing Time for Grades Three Through Five
Grades 3–5Minutes
Listening (Individual administration) 20–30
Speaking (Individual administration) 20–30
Reading (Individual administration) 10–30
Writing (Individual administration) 40–80
Total estimated test administration time 90–170
Table 5. Estimated Testing Time for Grades Six Through Eight
Grades 6–8Minutes
Listening (Individual administration) 20–40
Speaking (Individual administration) 20–30
Reading (Individual administration) 20–40
Writing (Individual administration) 20–40
Total estimated test administration time 80–150
Table 6. Estimated Testing Time for Grades Nine Through Twelve
Grades 9–12Minutes
Listening (Individual administration) 20–40
Speaking (Individual administration) 20–40
Reading (Individual administration) 20–40
Writing (Individual administration) 20–40
Total estimated test administration time 80–160

Last Reviewed: Wednesday, June 17, 2020