State Mandated Testing

Administration of the CMAS (all content areas) and CoAlt (science and social studies) assessments has been paused for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year due to extensive school closures throughout Colorado to prevent the spread of COVID-19. 

State Mandated Testing

ACS HB15-1323

DCSD Assessment Policy 060215

Douglas County District Assessment Dates 2019-2020 - DRAFT

State Assessment Excusal Form Walkthrough Parent Guardian– EngagED Parent Portal

If you are a parent/guardian requesting a paper version of the assessment, please

e-mail:  by December 5, 2019.

Links to DCSD policy, Colorado Statute, and Legislation:

Colorado Assessment Program (C.R.S. 22-7-409 (d)(I)(A)) 
READ Act (HB 12-1238)
School Readiness (SB 08-212)

Academy Charter CMAS Testing Schedule Spring 2020

Current Year Academy Charter Assessment Schedule


Grade(s) Frequency 2019-2020 Schedule OPT-OUT

ELA & Math

 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th

 Once a year.



 CMAS - 

 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th   Once a year.  TBD   Yes

3rd & 6th   Once a year.  September  No

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

 K, 1st, 2nd   Minimum three times a year. (Fall, Winter, Spring)  August 26, 2019
December 9, 2019
April 27, 2020

K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th    Three times a year. (Fall, Winter, Spring)  Fall 2019
Winter 2020
Spring 2020



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