The ELPAC Website

The English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC) website serves as the portal for resources that a local educational agency (LEA) will need to administer the ELPAC and the Alternate ELPAC.

News and Tips for the ELPAC Administration

  1. Updated Allowlist URLs

    Updated allowlist URLs are required for testing in the 2023–24 test administration year. Please add and to allowlists to retain access to the Test Administrator Interface, mobile secure browser, and secure browser.

    Additional information can be found in the “Attention: Updated Allowlist Required for Testing in the 2023–24 Test Administration Year” email, and questions can be directed to the LEA’s assigned LEA Success Agent.

  2. Initial and Initial Alternate ELPAC Window Opened July 5

    Refer to the Initial ELPAC Test Administration and the Initial Alternate ELPAC Test Administration web pages for more information.

  3. ELPAC Administration for Transitional Kindergarten Students

    For 2023–24, LEAs are required to administer the Initial ELPAC or Initial Alternate ELPAC to all eligible students enrolled in kindergarten—including students in transitional kindergarten (TK), which is defined as year one of a two-year kindergarten program. LEAs will continue to follow the same process for identifying potential EL students and annually assessing EL students.

  4. Initial ELPAC RSVP Must Use Scannable K–2 Answer Books

    LEAs that are selected for RSVP, must use scannable K–2 Answer Books. LEAs that are part of RSVP cannot use answer books from previous years. View the list of LEAs that are participating in 2023–24 on the Rotating Score Validation Process for the Initial ELPAC Web page.

  5. Useful Reference Guides

    The Pause Rules Guide Link to external site and the Expiration Rules Guide Link to external site were updated and can be found on the Videos and Quick Reference Guides web page.