Other CELDT, CDE, and English Learner Contacts and Links

California Department of Education (CDE) California English Language Development Test (CELDT) and English Learner Contact Information:



Questions About Contact
  • CELDT Released Test Questions
  • Test Variations, Accommodations, and Modifications for the CELDT
  • California Education Code sections 313 and 60810
  • CELDT Regulations
  • Apportionment
Assessment Development and Administration Division
English Language Proficiency and Spanish Assessments Office (CELDT Program)
Telephone: 916-319-0784

Web page: California English Language Development Test (CELDT)
E-mail: celdt@cde.ca.gov
  • Home Language Survey
  • Parental rights to decline or remove child from English learner instructional program
  • Report of reclassification policies from local educational agencies (LEAs)
  • 2012 California English Language Development (ELD) Standards
English Learner Support Division
Language Policy and Leadership Office
Telephone: 916-319-0845

Web page: English Learners
  • Alternate assessments
  • Accommodations and modifications
Special Education Division
Telephone: 916-445-4613

Web page: Special Education
E-mail: specedinfoshare@cde.ca.gov
  • Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives (AMAOs)
  • Title III accountability requirements
Analysis, Measurement, and Accountability Reporting Division
Data Visualization and Reporting Office (DVRO)
Telephone: 916-323-3071

Web page: Title III Accountability
E-mail: amao@cde.ca.gov
  • DataQuest reports for state, county, district, and school levels of CELDT results
  • Language Census
Analysis, Measurement, and Accountability Reporting Division
Data Reporting Office
Telephone: 916-327-0219

Web page: DataQuest
E-mail: dataquest@cde.ca.gov
  • English Language Acquisition Status Code (e.g., English only, initial fluent English proficient, English learner, or reclassified fluent English proficient)
  • EL Program Participation Codes (e.g., specially designed academic instruction in English, ELD, etc.)
  • CELDT scores from previous LEAs
  • Race and ethnicity categories
Educational Data Management Division
CALPADS/CBEDS/CDS Operations Office
Telephone: 916-325-9210

Web page: CALPADS
Web page: CALPADS Service Request Form
E-mail: calpads-support@cde.ca.gov