Colorado HB 15-1323 requires that all Colorado public schools publish the following information regarding state-mandated assessments.

 

DCSD Assessment Policy (click to review)

 

District Assessment Schedule (click to review)

 

State Testing Excusals

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. Excusal requests MUST be submitted to the school by December 15! Click here for instructions.

 

HB 15-1323 (click to review)

 

American Academy Assessment Schedule (see chart below):

 

ASSESSMENT APPLICABLE
GRADES
FREQUENCY 2016-2017 SCHEDULE,
IF APPLICABLE
OPT-OUT
AVAILABLE
CP MB
CMAS - Science 5 & 8 1x/year 4/24/2017 4/25/2017 Yes
PARCC ELA & Math 3 - 8 1x/year 4/5/2017 -
4/6/2017
4/3/2017 -
4/4/2017
Yes
CogAT 3 1x/year 9/13/2016 -
9/15/2016
9/13/2016 -
9/15/2016
Yes
6 1x/year 9/14/2016 9/13/2016 Yes
iStation K-3 (all);
4 & 5 (supported/
intervention);
6-8 (all)
Minimum 3x/year
(fall, winter,
& spring)
by 8/27/2016 by 8/27/2016 No
12/2016 12/2016 No
4/2017 4/2017 No
ACCESS K-8 (ELL only) 1x/year 1/9/2017 -
2/10/2017
1/9/2017 -
2/10/2017
No
MAP K-8 (fall)
TBD (winter)
K-8 (spring)
3x/year (fall & spring) 8/23/2016 -
9/2/2016
8/23/2016 -
9/2/2016
No
4/10/2017 -
4/21/2017
4/10/2017 -
4/21/2017
No
DIBELS K-1 (all);
2-5 (intervention/
supported)
Minimum 3x/year
(fall, winter,
& spring)
8/31/2016 8/31/2016 No
12/7/2016 12/7/2016 No
5/2/2017 5/2/2017 No
Spalding -
Phonogram
K-5 Monthly -- -- No
Spalding -
Spelling
K-5 Monthly -- -- No

If you are a parent/guardian requesting a paper version of a state assessment, email Ashley Padilla or Benji Billman by December 15.