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Annual Student Assessments

Colorado HB 15-1323 requires all Colorado public schools publish state-mandated assessment information on their website (source: Douglas County School District).
 

Douglas County School District

 

State Assessment Excusal Requests

DCSD requires parents/guardians to use the EngagED Parent Portal to request an excusal for their child(ren) from the current academic year’s state assessments. Click for instructions.
 

Current Year American Academy Assessment Schedule

If you are a parent/guardian requesting a paper version of the assessment, please email Robyn Hunt by December 3, 2021.
 
ASSESSMENT GRADES FREQUENCY
2021-2022 SCHEDULE, IF APPLICABLE
(All Dates are Subject to Change)
OPT-OUT AVAILABLE
CP LM MB
CMAS -
ELA & Math
3-8
1x/year
Gr 3-5: 4/5-4/7 (ELA), 4/12-4/14 (Math)
Gr 6-8: 4/5-4/6 (ELA & Math)
 
Gr 3-5: 4/5-4/7 (ELA), 4/12-4/14 (Math)
Gr 6-8: 4/5-4/6 (ELA & Math)
 
Gr 3-5: 4/5-4/7 (ELA), 4/12-4/14 (Math)
Gr 6-8: 4/5-4/6 (ELA & Math)
Yes
CMAS -
Science
 5, 8 Only
1x/year
Gr. 5: 4/14
Gr. 8: 4/12
Gr. 5: 4/14
Gr. 8: 4/12
Gr. 5: 4/14
Gr. 8: 4/12
Yes
CMAS -
Social Studies
(Administered every 3 years to select grades)
4, 7 Only
1x/year
TBA
 
TBA
 
TBA
Yes
CogAT 2 1x/year 2/7/22-2/25/22 2/7/22-2/25/22 2/7/22-2/25/22 Yes
6 1x/year 11/2/21-11/19/21 11/2/21-11/19/21 11/2/21-11/19/21 Yes
iReady- Reading & Math K-8 Monthly
Fall: (Tentative)
Grades 1-8 8/23/21-9/10/21
Kindergarten 8/30/21-9/10/21
Fall: (Tentative)
Grades 1-8 8/23/21-9/10/21
Kindergarten 8/30/21-9/10/21
Fall: (Tentative)
Grades 1-8 8/23/21-9/10/21
Kindergarten 8/30/21-9/10/21
No
Winter: (Tentative)
Grades K-8
11/29/21-12/16/21
Winter: (Tentative)
Grades K-8
11/29/21-12/16/21
Winter: (Tentative)
Grades K-8
11/29/21-12/16/21
No
Spring: (Tentative)
Grades K-8
4/26/22-5/6/22
Spring: (Tentative)
Grades K-8
4/26/22-5/6/22
Spring: (Tentative)
Grades K-8
4/26/22-5/6/22
No
ACCESS K-8
ELL- (English Language Learners) students only; Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening
1x/year
Jan/Feb 2022
Jan/Feb 2022 Jan/Feb 2022 No
DIBELS K-1 Minimum 3x/year (Fall, Winter & Spring)
Fall:
9/1/21
Fall:
9/1/21
Fall:
9/1/21
No
Winter:
12/8/21
Winter:
12/8/21
Winter:
12/8/21
No
Spring:
5/4/22
Spring:
5/4/22
Spring:
5/4/22
No
Spalding -
Phonogram
K-5 Monthly -- -- -- No
Spalding -
Spelling
K-5 Monthly -- -- -- No