State Mandated Testing

State Mandated Testing Information

Helpful Links: 

ACS HB15-1323 updated 10/2020 

DCSD Assessment Policy 060215

DCSD Assessment Dates 2020-2021 DRAFT

State Assessment Excusal Form Walkthrough Parent/Guardian EngagED Parent Portal available after October 1, 2020

Colorado Assessment Program (C.R.S. 22-7-409 (d)(I)(A)) 

READ Act (HB 12-1238) 

School Readiness (SB 08-212)

If you are a parent/guardian requesting a paper version of the assessment, please e-mail:  by December 4,2020

Academy Charter 
School CMAS Testing Schedule 2021 updated 03/24/2021

Parents/guardians wishing to have their students tested in a suspended content area at their grade level will need to opt-in for that specific test. To opt-IN, please complete this form as soon as possible - no later than Friday, April 9.

Current Year Academy Charter Assessment Schedule


Grade Frequency 2020-2021 Schedule OPT-OUT

ELA & Math

 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th

 Once a year



 CMAS - 

 5th, 8th   Once a year  TBD   Yes

3rd & 6th   Once a year TBD   No

K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th  Once a year  Window opens January 2020.

 K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd   Minimum three times a year(Fall, Winter, Spring)  Aug. 24, 2020
Dec. 7, 2020
Apr. 26, 2021

K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th    Two times a year
(Winter, Spring)

Winter 2020
  Spring 2021



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