English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC) Score Reporting
Student Score Reports (SSRs) for 2021–22
SSRs that LEAs provide to parents/guardians are available electronically. Information about transitioning to electronic SSRs can be found on the Student Score Report Options web page. To view sample SSRs, visit the ELPAC Sample Student Score Reports web page.
Alternate ELPAC operational field test SSRs will be available by August 4, 2022.
Initial ELPAC SSRs are available throughout the year, usually within two days of completion of all four domains.
|Summative ELPAC SSR Type||Timeline|
|First release of SSRs kindergarten through grades twelve (includes students who have completed testing before May 12, 2022)*||May 24, 2022|
|Final release of any remaining SSRs for all grades (includes K–2 Writing Answer Books sent to ETS by June 15, 2022)||August 2022|
|Video Student Score Reports||July 2022|
* After the first release of results, the ongoing release of kindergarten through grade twelve SSRs will occur every Tuesday and Friday.
SSR Cover Letter Templates
SSR cover letter templates are available for LEA staff to customize and send to parents/guardians along with the child's SSR. SSR cover letter templates are available for the Summative ELPAC in English, Spanish, Standard Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Filipino, Vietnamese, Korean, and Armenian. These letters are an optional resource and are not required to be sent with the SSR.
ELPAC Student Data File Layout
- 2022–23 Initial and Initial Alternate ELPAC Student Data File Layout (Posted 08/03/22)
- 2021–22 Initial ELPAC Student Data File Layout (Posted 07/06/21)
- 2021–22 Summative ELPAC and Summative Alternate ELPAC Student Data File Layout (Updated 05/23/22)
- 2020–21 ELPAC Aggregate Electronic Summary Report Specifications (Posted 04/12/21)
- 2020–21 Summative ELPAC Student Data File Layout (Posted 06/16/21)
ELPAC Student Participation and Scoring Resources
- Summative ELPAC General Performance Level Descriptors (PLDs)
- Initial ELPAC General PLDs
- Summative ELPAC Scale Score Ranges
- Initial ELPAC Scale Score Ranges
- Initial ELPAC Participation and Scoring (September 2021)
- Summative ELPAC Participation and Scoring (April 2021)
- Alternate ELPAC Participation and Scoring (March 2021)
Guides and Videos
- Understanding the Summative ELPAC SSR—English (Video; 11:55) (Posted 09/05/21)
- Understanding the Summative ELPAC SSR—Spanish (Video; 14:41) (Posted 11/01/21)
- California Educator Reporting System (CERS) User Guide
- Summative ELPAC Post-Test Guide
- How to Access Student Score Reports
- How to Access Results