DCSD Assessment Schedule


DOUGLAS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT ASSESSMENT DATES

2017-2018


Federally Mandated

ACCESS For ELLs

Students who have been identified as English language learners

Grades K-12

January 8--February 9, 2018


Colorado NAEP

Grades 4 and 8

(To be done on a sampling basis on odd years)

Not administered in 2017 - 2018


State Mandated

PARCC ELA and Math

Grades 3-8

March 26-April 27, 2018*

ELA Field Test Selected Schools

CSLA (Colorado Spanish Language Arts)

Grades 3 and 4 who meet eligibility criteria only

March 26-April 27, 2018*

CoAlt - Alternate English Language Arts and Math

(DLM - Dynamic Learning Maps)

Students with Cognitive Impairments

Grades 3-11

March 26-April 27, 2018*


CMAS (Colorado Measures of Academic Success)

Grade 5, 8, and 11  Science


Grade 4, and  7  Social  Studies

(Administered on a sampling basis to schools)


Grade 11 Social Studies (All Students)

April 9-27, 2018



CMAS Selected Schools

CoAlt - Alternate Science and Social Studies

Students with Cognitive Impairments

Science - Grade 5, 8, and  11


Social Studies - Grade 4, and 7

(Administered on a sampling basis to schools)


Social Studies Grade 11 (All Students)

April 9-27, 2018





CMAS Selected Schools


PSAT 9

Grade 9

PSAT 9:    

School choice for initial test date:

April 10, 11, or 12, 2018 (Initial testing date)

April 10-17, 2018: Accommodations Testing Window

April 11-20,  2018: Make-up Testing Window

College Preparatory Exam (PSAT 10)

Grade 10

PSAT 10:    

School choice for initial test date:

April 10, 11, or 12, 2018 (Initial testing date)

April 10-17, 2018: Accommodations Testing Window

April 11-20,  2018: Make-up Testing Window

College Entrance Exam (SAT)

Grade 11

SAT :

April 10, 2018 (Initial testing date)

April 10-13, 2018: Accommodations Testing Window

April 16-19, 2018: Accommodations Make-up Testing

April 24, 2018: Make-up test date




READ Act Interims (DIBELS, i-Ready, IStation, STAR)

Grades K-3




BOY:  August 21-September 1, 2017

         1st-3rd grade and cohort students

MOY:  December 4-15, 2017

EOY:  April 23-May 4, 2018

School Readiness-TS GOLD

Grade K

August 10-October 6, 2017


State Recommended

CogAT (Cognitive Abilities Test)

Universal Screen

Grades 3 and 5 or 6

August 29-September 20, 2017

School Choice

MAP (Measures of Academic Progress)

Grades K-12

(School-selected Assessment)

Fall           August 21, 2017-October 6, 2017

Winter     December 4, 2017-February 9, 2018

Spring      April 2, 2018 - May 25, 2018

PSAT NMSQT (National Merit)

Grade  10 or 11

October 25, 2018

*Application to request an earlier testing window submitted to CDE in the Fall of 2017.