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State Assessments

Colorado HB 15-1323 requires that all Colorado public schools publish the information on this page, regarding state-mandated assessments. (source: http://www.leg.state.co.us/clics/clics2015a/csl.nsf/fsbillcont3/D16656BA90D54F3787257DDD0064A563?Open&file=1323_enr.pdf)
 

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 14, 2018.
 
ASSESSMENT GRADES FREQUENCY 2018-2019 SCHEDULE, IF APPLICABLE OPT-OUT AVAILABLE
CP MB LM
CMAS -
ELA & Math
3-8
1x/year
4/9/2019-4/10/2019
4/12/2019 (Contingency testing day)
4/9/2019-4/10/2019
4/12/2019 (Contingency testing day)
4/9/2019-4/10/2019
4/12/2019 (Contingency testing day)
Yes
CMAS -
Social Studies & Science
4 & 7 (Social Studies)
5 & 8 (Science)
1x/year
4/11/2019
4/12/2019 (Contingency testing day)
4/11/2019
4/12/2019 (Contingency testing day)
4/11/2019
4/12/2019 (Contingency testing day)
Yes
CogAT 3 1x/year Week of 9/10/18 Week of 9/10/18 Week of 9/10/18 Yes
6 1x/year Week of 9/10/18 Week of 9/10/18 Week of 9/10/18 Yes
iReady K-3 (all); 4 & 5 (supported/intervention); 6-8 (at-risk) Monthly
(1-8) 8/20/18 - 8/31/18
(K)    9/17/18 - 9/28/18
(1-8) 8/20/18 - 8/31/18
(K)    9/17/18 - 9/28/18
(1-8) 8/20/18 - 8/31/18
(K)    9/17/18 - 9/28/18
No
12/3/18 - 12/14/18 12/3/18 - 12/14/18 12/3/18 - 12/14/18 No
4/22/19 - 5/3/19 4/22/19 - 5/3/19 4/22/19 - 5/3/19 No
ACCESS K-8
(English language learners only)
1x/year Jan/Feb 2019 Jan/Feb 2019 Jan/Feb 2019 No
MAP K-8 (Fall)
K-8 (Spring)
2x/year
(Fall & Spring)
(6-8) 8/27/18 - 8/31/18
(K-5) 9/4/18 - 9/7/18
(K-8) 9/4/18 - 9/7/18 (K-8) 9/4/18 - 9/7/18 No
4/22/19 - 5/3/19 4/22/19 - 5/3/19 4/22/19 - 5/3/19 No
DIBELS K-1 Minimum 3x/year (Fall, Winter & Spring)
8/29/18
8/29/18
8/29/18
No
12/5/18
12/5/18
12/5/18
No
5/5/19 5/5/19 5/5/19 No
Spalding -
Phonogram
K-5 Monthly -- -- -- No
Spalding -
Spelling
K-5 Monthly -- -- -- No
National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) 4 (Reading or Math)
 
Random (National Selection)
 
2/19/19 2/19//19 2/19/19 Yes