READ Data Collection

The purpose of the READ data collection is to collect data needed to fulfill statutory requirements for the annual legislative report and to determine per-pupil funding for districts by taking the count of students at the end of the year who have a significant reading...

Assessment Accommodations

Assessment Accommodations resources can be found below.  Contact Jessica Welch Assessment and Improvement Planning Specialist 303-866-2366 JessicaWelch@csi.state.co.us Accommodations Crosswalk Open 2018-19 Accommodation Training Slides Webinar CMAS Accommodations...

ACCESS for ELLs

Assessing Comprehension and Communication in English State-to-State for English Language Learners (ACCESS for ELLs) is an annual measure of proficiency given to all Kindergarten through 12th grade students in the state of Colorado who have been identified as English...

Interim Assessments

Interim Assessments provide an additional tool for schools to evaluate student performance throughout the year, outside of regular state assessments. According to the Colorado Department of Education, a balanced assessment system contains: Formative assessments (quick...

WIDA Screener

The WIDA Screener is the state-required assessment used to assist in the identification of students that qualify for English Language Development (ELD) programming. Per federal guidelines, students new to the district with a primary or home language other than English...

SAT/PSAT

College Board maintains documents and updated timelines on their Colorado-Specific Website. SAT/PSAT Coordinator Handbook for 2019-2020 is now available. Important Upcoming Dates for SAT/PSAT January – February: SAT Essay Student Registration Window Students will need...

School Readiness Assessments

The purpose of school readiness assessment is to inform the development of an individual school readiness plan in order to provide a responsive learning environment for each child. Information gathered from school readiness assessments is to be used for supportive and...

READ Act Assessment

The purpose of the READ Act assessment is to identify students that have a Significant Reading Deficiency, delineate requirements related to parent communication, and provide funding to support intervention. Requirements: Assess every Kindergarten through 3rd grade...

CMAS

CMAS (Colorado Measures of Academic Success) is the umbrella term used for both the Colorado Science and Social Studies assessments and the English Language Arts and Math assessments. Access CDE’s CMAS Website . Access the CMAS Resource Site.  Contact Jessica...

Assessments

Assessments Library CDE announces pause on 2019-20 state assessments, accountability Search for: READ Data Collection Assessments, Data - Student CollectionsThe purpose of the READ data collection is to collect data needed to fulfill statutory requirements for the...
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