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2013 - 2014 DAC Assessment Calendar

Printable Calendar updated 1/31/2014

MarchAprilMay

Accommodations

Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS)

  • PARCC field testing of PBA (Performance Based Assessment)
    • 3/24 - 4/11
    • Paper materials arrive the week of 3/17
  • Science and Social Studies
    • Materials scheduled to arrive in district 3/31

CoAlt: Science & Social Studies

  • Materials scheduled to arrive in district 3/31

CoAlt: Reading, Writing & Mathematics

  • Window Closes 3/14
  • Materials Picked-Up 3/20

CO ACT

  • ACT preliminary Approved Roster - week of 3/10

English Language Proficiency

  • WIDA-APT testing fo new students with a primary or home language other than English within 2-weeks of enrollment 
  • SBD window tentative 3/20 - 27

NAEP

  • Window Closes 3/7

TCAP

  • 3rd grade Reading
    • Window Closes 3/7
    • Materials Pick-Up 3/13
  • Grades 3 - 10
    • Early testing window 3/3 -4/4 
    • Testing Window 3/10 - 4/11
    • Districts select a 3-week window within the state window to complete all testing
  • Recommended completion date 3/28

READ Act

Accommodations

Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS)

  • PARCC field testing of PBA (Performance Based Assessment) 
    • Window closes 4/11
    • Return materials by 4/18
  • Science and Social Studies
    • Window 4/14 - 5/2

CoAlt: Science & Social Studies

  • Window 4/14 - 5/2

CoAlt: Reading, Writing & Mathematics

CO ACT

  • Approved Exceptions Deadline 4/2
  • State Allowed Accommodation Deadline 4/2
  • Test Date 4/23

English Language Proficiency

  • WIDA-APT testing fo new students with a primary or home language other than English within 2-weeks of enrollment 

NAEP

TCAP

  • Grades 3 - 10
    • Window Closes 4/11
    • Materials Pick-Up

READ Act

  •  End of year Reading assessment benchmark/interim K-3

11th Grade Alternate

  • Window 4/1 - 4/25

Accommodations

Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS)

  • PARCC field testing of EOY (End of Year)
    • Testing window 5/5 - 6/6
  • Science and Social Studies
    • Window Ends 5/2
    • Tentative SBD 

Colorado Alternate (CoAlt)

  • Science & Social Studies Window Ends 5/2
  • Tentative SBD CoAlt: S & SS
  • Tentative SBD window CoAlt: R, W & M 5/21 - 6/6

CO ACT

  • ACT Make-up Day 5/7

English Language Proficiency

  • WIDA-APT testing fo new students with a primary or home language other than English within 2-weeks of enrollment 

NAEP

TCAP

  • Tentative SBD window 5/21 - 6/6

READ Act

  •  End of year Reading assessment benchmark/interim K-3

11th Grade Alternate

 

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