Assessments

CSI’s assessment staff is responsible for overseeing the training of school assessment coordinators in the proper administration of required state and federal assessments.  For more information about assessments, please click on the appropriate assessment to the left or contact CSI's District Assessment Coordinator, Jessica Welch, at (303) 866-2366.

Required Assessment

Grades Tested

Testing Window

W-APT

 

New K-12 students with “Yes” on Home Language Survey

 

First 30 days of school, or within 14 days of enrollment for students enrolling after October 1

 

School Readiness Assessment

 

K

 

First 60 days of enrollment

 

READ Act

 

K-3


First 30 days of enrollment, 3x/year

 

ACCESS for ELLs

 

K-12 NEP/LEP

 

January-February 2018

CMAS: Science & Social Studies

 

4, and 7 (Social Studies)

5, 8 &11 (Science)

 

April 2018

PARCC: ELA/Math

 

3-8

 

April 2018

 

PSAT 8/9  9 April 2018

PSAT

 

10

April 2018

SAT

 

11

April 2018                                              

Additional Resources

2016-17 SAC Calendar
State and Federal Assessment Requirements
Addressing common misconceptions regarding student participation in state assessments

For additional guidance on required assessments, visit CDE's Student Assessment page and consider signing up for CDE's monthly Assessment e-Newsletter.  For resources for communicating with school staff and parents of the coming changes to Colorado Assessments, please visit CDE's Assessment Communications Toolkit page