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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 4, 2020.
 
ASSESSMENT GRADES FREQUENCY 2020-2021 SCHEDULE, IF APPLICABLE OPT-OUT AVAILABLE
CP MB LM
CMAS -
ELA Required
 
(Can opt into Math, administered on 4/23 - see below)
3, 5 & 7
1x/year
In-Person: WED April 14, 2021 (All Day)
 
Remote: FRI April 9, 2021 (All Day; Testing located at the MB campus; Bring sack lunch)
 
Subject to change
 
In-Person: TUE April 13, 2021 (All Day)
 
Remote: FRI April 9, 2021 (All Day; Testing located at the MB campus; Bring sack lunch)
 
Subject to change
 
In-Person: TUE April 13, 2021 (All Day)
 
Remote: FRI April 9, 2021 (All Day; Testing located at the MB campus; Bring sack lunch)
 
Subject to change
Yes
CMAS -
Math Required
 
(Can opt into ELA, administered on 4/23 - see below)
4, 6 & 8
1x/year
In-Person: WED April 14, 2021 (All Day)
 
Remote: FRI April 9, 2021
(All Day; Testing located at the MB campus; Bring sack lunch)
 
Subject to change
 
In-Person: TUE April 13, 2021 (All Day)
 
Remote: FRI April 9, 2021 (All Day; Testing located at the MB campus; Bring sack lunch)

 
Subject to change
 
In-Person: TUE April 13, 2021 (All Day)
 
Remote: FRI April 9, 2021 (All Day; Testing located at the MB campus; Bring sack lunch)

 
Subject to change
Yes
CMAS -
Science Required
 
("opt-in" option is NOT being offered to other grades)
 8th Only
1x/year
In-Person: THU April 15, 2021 (All Day)
 
Remote: THU April 15, 2021 (All Day; Testing located at the MB campus; Bring sack lunch)
 
Subject to change
In-Person: THU April 15, 2021 (All Day)
 
Remote: THU April 15, 2021 (All Day; Testing located at the MB campus; Bring sack lunch)
 
Subject to change
In-Person: THU April 15, 2021 (All Day)
 
Remote: THU April 15, 2021 (All Day; Testing located at the MB campus; Bring sack lunch)
 
Subject to change
Yes
CMAS -
ELA Opt-In
 
(This is OPTIONAL, taken in addition to the Required Math test)
4, 6 & 8
1x/year
In-Person AND Remote: FRI April 23, 2021 (All Day)
 
(Testing for ALL students is located at the MB campus; ALL students bring sack lunch)
 
Subject to change
 
In-Person AND Remote: FRI April 23, 2021 (All Day)
 
(Testing for ALL students is located at the MB campus; ALL students bring sack lunch)
 
Subject to change
 
In-Person AND Remote: FRI April 23, 2021 (All Day)
 
(Testing for ALL students is located at the MB campus; ALL students bring sack lunch)
 
Subject to change
Yes
CMAS -
Math Opt-In
 
(This is OPTIONAL, taken in addition to the Required ELA test)
3, 5, & 7
1x/year
In-Person AND Remote: FRI April 23, 2021 (All Day)
 
(Testing for ALL students is located at the MB campus; ALL students bring sack lunch)
 
Subject to change
 
In-Person AND Remote: FRI April 23, 2021 (All Day)
 
(Testing for ALL students is located at the MB campus; ALL students bring sack lunch)
 
Subject to change
 
In-Person AND Remote: FRI April 23, 2021 (All Day)
 
(Testing for ALL students is located at the MB campus; ALL students bring sack lunch)
 
Subject to change
Yes
CogAT 2 1x/year February 2021 February 2021 February 2021 Yes
6 1x/year November 2020 November 2020 November 2020 Yes
iReady- Reading & Math K-8 Monthly
Fall:
Grades 1-8 8/24/20-9/4/20
Kindergarten 9/10/20-9/25/20
Fall:
Grades 1-8 8/24/20-9/4/20
Kindergarten 9/10/20-9/25/20
Fall:
Grades 1-8 8/24/20-9/4/20
Kindergarten 9/10/20-9/25/20
No
Winter:
Grades K-8
12/1/20-12/15/20
Winter:
Grades K-8 12/1/20-12/15/20
Winter:
Grades K-8 12/1/20-12/15/20
No
Spring:
Grades K-8
4/26/21-5/7/21
Spring:
Grades K-8
4/26/21- 5/7/21
Spring:
Grades K-8 12/26/21-5/7/21
No
ACCESS K-8
ELL- (English Language Learners) students only; Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening
1x/year
Jan 11 - Feb 19 2021
 
Jan 11 - Feb 19 2021 Jan 11 - Feb 19 2021 No
DIBELS K-1 Minimum 3x/year (Fall, Winter & Spring)
Fall:
by end of 3rd week of school
(8/17/20-9/4/20)
Fall:
by end of 3rd week of school
(8/17/20-9/4/20)
Fall:
by end of 3rd week of school
(8/17/20-9/4/20)
No
Winter:
11/30/20-12/11/20
Winter:
11/30/20-12/11/20
Winter:
11/30/20-12/11/20
No
Spring:
04/26/21-05/07/21
Spring:
04/26/21-05/07/21
Spring:
04/26/21-05/07/21
No
Spalding -
Phonogram
K-5 Monthly -- -- -- No
Spalding -
Spelling
K-5 Monthly -- -- -- No