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2020-21 ASSESSMENT CALENDAR and INFORMATION
Teachers will use assessment scores to support students’ needs, identify strengths and enhance learning for all students. Because the scores reflect high expectations for what students should know and be able to do, teachers can use them to plan instruction and enrichment for students in the coming year that prepare students for life beyond high school.
Colorado State Assessments
CMAS tests can provide valuable information about student achievement. Spring 2021 state assessment results are expected to look different than results from previous years for many students because of the unique, challenging and differential impacts of the pandemic; however, CMAS results are intended to support educators, schools and districts.
- CMAS results helps parents and educators understand if students have mastered the content they need toknow by the end of the school year as well as how students are doing in comparison to others in their school, their district and across the state.
- Reviewing CMAS data can help schools make improvements in classrooms and programs and can helpdistricts make improvements across schools.
- This year’s statewide CMAS test results will help state lawmakers and other policymakers evaluate how the pandemic has impacted student achievement across Colorado and direct resources to meet the greatest needs.
- CMAS results can help support the evaluation of future recovery efforts and provide insight into the pandemic’s potential differential impact across Colorado student groups.
- Spring 2021 CMAS results are not expected to be included in the state school and district ratings or teacher evaluations.
- CO SAT Grade 11 - April 13
- CO PSAT Grade 10 - April 14
- CO PSAT Grade 9 - April 15
- Spring 2021 Colorado CMAS Test Window - Grades 3-8 & 11: April 12 - May 14
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