State Testing Information 2021-22

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Colorado ACCESS for ELLs – 2022

*Testing Window: January 10, 2022 - February 11, 2022

*Mandated by: This test is mandated by the State of Colorado per Federal Statute. It is for all English Language Learners who have NOT demonstrated that they are Fully English Proficient. No opt out is available.

*Tests & Time Required: There are 4 domains that are tested. Times vary due to grade level and proficiency of the student.

Listening--20-50 minutes

Reading---45-50 minutes

Writing--25-75 minutes

Speaking--15-35 minutes

*Purpose: Results provide parents with a shared state-wide indicator of individual student mastery of end-of-year standards, including areas of relative strength and weakness. Individual results can be compared against the school, district, and state.

Results provide schools and districts with a piece of data that may be used as prompt for further investigation at the student, classroom, school, and district level. They support schools and districts in reviewing and developing goals for the performance of their students, and they may indicate that a review of programs, curricula, materials and/or scope and sequence may be appropriate.

 


 

State Academic Testing -- 2022

*Testing Window:

CMAS--April 11, 2022 – April 29, 2022

PSAT 9 & 10—April 13 – April 15, 2022

SAT—April 13, 2022

*Mandated by: These assessments are mandated by the State of Colorado per Federal Statute. Opting out by parent is an option. Check with the school administration for details.

*Tests & Time Required: Times may vary depending on Grade Level.

CMAS

Math—Grades 3-8—3 hours 15 minutes

English Language Arts—Grade 3-8—4 hours 30 minutes – 5 hours 30 minutes

Science—Grade3, Grade 8, Grade 11—4 hours

PSAT 9 & PSAT 10

Grade 9—2 hours 35 minutes

Grade 10—2 hours 55 minutes

SAT

Grade 11—3 hours 15 minutes

Purpose: Results provide parents with a shared state-wide indicator of individual student mastery of end-of-year standards, including areas of relative strength and weakness. Individual results can be compared against the school, district, and state.

Results provide schools and districts with a piece of data that may be used as prompt for further investigation at the student, classroom, school, and district level. They support schools and districts in reviewing and developing goals for the performance of their students, and they may indicate that a review of programs, curricula, materials and/or scope and sequence may be appropriate. SAT scores may also be used to satisfy a district’s graduation requirements.





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