Additional Testing Resources


District Assessment Policy

State Testing Excusal Form Directions (Parents: please complete ​immediately if you wish to excuse your student(s) from participating in state assessments)

District Assessment Schedule


If you are a parent/guardian requesting a paper version of the assessment, please email Katie Winsor(katie.winsor@dcsdk12.org) by December 15, 2016


The HB 15-1323 bill provides information on state-mandated testing. To read more, including the duration and purpose of each assessment, please click here.



ACT/SAT Concordance Tables



Free Student Practice for the SAT through Khan Academy®

The College Board has partnered with online educational provider Khan Academy® to provide free online SAT practice to all students.  Creating a College Board and/or Khan Academy account is optional for students.  The Colorado Department of Education strongly recommends that students and parents review and discuss the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policies of these organizations prior to creating an online account.

By creating a free Khan Academy student account at www.khanacademy.org, students are able to take 4 official full-length SAT practice tests, access thousands of practice questions, video lessons, and hints, and receive study and test-taking tips.  In addition, students are able to personalize their SAT practice by taking eight diagnostic quizzes, or seeing personalized practice recommendations based on the student’s PSAT 10 results by linking their College Board and Khan Academy accounts.  For more information, visit www.khanacademy.org/sat.



CMAS Science and Social Studies Performance Levels



PSAT Resources:

The PSAT/NMSQT and PSAT 10 are highly relevant to your future success because they focus on the skills and knowledge at the heart of education. They’ll measure:

•    What you learn in high school
•    What you need to succeed in college

Demo: Student Score Report

Understanding PSAT 10 Scores

Sample Score Reports

Sample Score Report-Spanish version

ZAPS Test Prep Seminar