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. 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)
K-8 (spring)
2x/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.