Assessment Information and Downloads



What to Expect for the 2016-17 School Year
Basic information about the Colorado Academic Standards and aligned assessments in English language arts, math, science and social studies.

2016-17 At-a-Glance
Use this for a quick at-a-glance reminder of what tests students will take and when the tests will be given for the 2016-17 school year.

Understanding the New PARCC Scores
Use this two-page document to help understand the year two of the CMAS PARCC score reports.

How to Use the Test Results to Support Your Student
This one-page document provides parents with basic background information and simple ideas for using the test results to support their student’s academic success.

Introducing the PSAT and SAT in Colorado
Information on why the Colorado Department of Education made the decision to switch from the ACT to the SAT.