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Assessment Unit

201 East Colfax Avenue
Room 502
Denver, CO 80203

Phone: 303-866-6929
Fax: 303-866-6680

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Spring 2019 State Assessment Windows


Get Involved!

Educator input is critical to Colorado's state assessment development and validation process. Educators may participate in committees related to the following state assessments: 

  • Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS): Science, Social Studies, Mathematics and English Language Arts/Literacy (ELA)
  • Colorado Alternate Assessment (CoAlt): Science and Social Studies
  • Colorado Spanish Language Arts (CSLA)

Join the Colorado Educator Pool for assessment development committee selection

2018 Assessment Score Results

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Colorado Assessment Literacy Program

The Colorado Assessment Literacy Program offers tools and resources aimed at supporting educators’ efforts to expand their understanding of the purposes and uses of assessment information to guide instruction and improve student learning.

The program includes resources that help to build capacity across districts, align and develop sustainable assessments systems, including classroom, district, and state assessments. 

Learn more about the Colorado Assessment Literacy Program

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Colorado Dept. of Education
201 East Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-866-6600
Fax: 303-830-0793
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CDE Hours
Mon - Fri 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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