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Annual Student Assessments

Colorado HB 15-1323 requires that all Colorado public schools publish the information on this page, regarding state-mandated assessments. (source)
 

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 5, 2019.
 
ASSESSMENT GRADES FREQUENCY 2019-2020 SCHEDULE, IF APPLICABLE OPT-OUT AVAILABLE
CP MB LM
CMAS -
ELA & Math
3-8
1x/year
4/14/20 & 4/15/20 (all day) Times TBA
 
**Make-up testing for ELA & Math grades 3, 4, 6, 7 will be held on 4/16/20; grades 5 & 8 on 4/17/20
4/14/20 & 4/15/20 (all day) Times TBA
 
**Make-up testing for ELA & Math grades 3, 4, 6, 7 will be held on 4/16/20; grades 5 & 8 on 4/17/20
4/14/20 & 4/15/20 (all day) Times TBA
 
**Make-up testing for ELA & Math grades 3, 4, 6, 7 will be held on 4/16/20; grades 5 & 8 on 4/17/20
Yes
CMAS -
Science
 5 & 8 (Science)
1x/year
4/16/20 (all day) Times TBA
 
**All remaining make-up testing will be held 4/17/20)
4/16/20 (all day) Times TBA
 
**All remaining make-up testing will be held 4/17/20)
4/16/20 (all day) Times TBA
 
**All remaining make-up testing will be held 4/17/20)
Yes
CogAT 3 1x/year
9/9/19-9/11/19 (from 8:15-9:20)
9/9/19-9/11/19
(from 8:15-9:20)
9/9/19-9/11/19 (from 8:15- 9:20) Yes
6 1x/year
9/5/19-9/6/19 (during student's English class)
9/5/19-9/6/19 (during student's English class) 9/5/19-9/6/19 (during the student's English class) Yes
iReady- Reading & Math K-8 Monthly
Grades 1-8 8/20/19- 9/6/19
Kindergarten 9/12/19- 9/19/19
Grades 1-8 8/20/19- 9/6/19
Kindergarten 9/12/19- 9/19/19
Grades 1-8 8/20/19- 9/6/19
Kindergarten 9/12/19- 9/19/19
No
Grades K-8 12/2/19-12/18/19 Grades K-8 12/2/19- 12/18/19 Grades K-8 12/2/19- 12/18/19 No
Grades K-8 4/22/20- 5/6/20
Grades K-8
4/22/20- 5/6/20
Grades K-8 4/22/20- 5/6/20 No
ACCESS K-8
(ESL students only; Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening)
1x/year January 2020 TBD January 2020 TBD  January 2020 TBD  No
DIBELS K-1 Minimum 3x/year (Fall, Winter & Spring)
Kindergarten and 1st 8/28/19
Kindergarten and 1st 8/28/19
Kindergarten and 1st 8/28/2019 
No
Kindergarten and 1st 12/4/19
Kindergarten and 1st 12/4/19
Kindergarten and 1st 12/4/19
No
Kindergarten and 1st 4/29/20
Kindergarten and 1st
4/29/20
Kindergarten and 1st 4/29/20 No
Spalding -
Phonogram
K-5 Monthly -- -- -- No
Spalding -
Spelling
K-5 Monthly -- -- -- No