In the 2014/2015 school year, what assessments will be required for districts to administer? What is the assessment schedule?

2014 – 2015 School Year Tentative State Testing Windows (http://www.cde.state.co.us/assessment/generalinfo)

Assessment Grade Tentative Windows
CMAS and CoAlt:  Science and Social Studies 12 11/03/14 to 11/21/14
CMAS: PARCC Performance-Based Assessment (PBA)* 3-8, High School 3/09/15 to 4/03/15
CMAS and CoAlt: Science and Social Studies 4 and 7 (Social Studies)5 and 8 (Science) 4/13/15 to 5/01/15
CMAS: PARCC End-of-Year Assessment (EOY)* 3-8, High School 4/27/15 to 5/22/15
CoAlt: DLM 3 – 11 4/13/15  to 5/15/15

 

ACCESS for ELLs® Grade Tentative Windows
Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening K-12 1/12/15 to 2/13/15

 

CO ACT Initial Test Date Make-up Test Date
Grade 11 Tues., April 28, 2015 Tues., May 12, 2015
11th Grade Alternate Assessment (ESSU) Test WindowMarch 30 to April 24, 2015 Score EntryApril 27 to May 8, 2015

 

This 2014-2015 Testing windows graph does not include School Readiness assessment (62 pages, mandated by CAP4K) or READ Act assessments.

Also, not included are “local interim assessments” needed to get points on School Performance Framework required for Colorado’s Performance Pay Model, SB191.

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