School for the Deaf Assessment Schedules

FALL 2021

Assessment Type Purpose Grade Testing Window Dates Average Testing time
DRA-2 CSDB Summative Assessment Measures reading level and growth over time New Students 8/30/21-9/10/21 Varies-Level avg. of 15-50 mins per level

READ Assessments Woodcock Johnson or PALS

CDE State Required Assessment Measure reading proficiency as required by the READ Act K - 3rd Grade 8/30/21-9/10/21 Average time: 30-40 mins/student
NWEA MAP CSDB Summative / Interim Assessments Measures academic progress of student over time 3rd -12th Grade students who take PARCC 8/30/2021 -9/10/2021 30 minutes – 3 hours per test (Reading, Language, Math, Science) for a total of 2-6 hours
STAR Math  CSDB Summative / Interim Assessments Measures academic progress of students over time Students not taking MAP 8/30/2021 -9/10/2021 20-40 minutes (questions are timed)
Brigance / Brigance Transition CSDB Interim Assessment Measures academic progress of students over time Identified students K-12th  8/30/2021 -9/10/2021 40-60 minutes
ASL Assessments – VCSL
ASL Receptive Skills Test
BGC ASL Assessment
CSDB Interim Assessment Measures academic progress of students over time Identified students K-12th  8/30/2021 -9/10/2021 20-30 Minutes
COR Assessment Fall Checkpoint-state assmt. CDE State Required Assessments Measures achievement and growth over time Pre-School – 3rd Grade 8/23/2021 -10/17/2021 Observation Based Assessment 

WINTER 2021 - 2022

Assessment Type Purpose Grade Dates Average Testing Time
COR Assessment  Checkpoint CDE State Required Assessments Measures achievement and growth over time PK-K 1/24/2022-2/4/2022 Observation Based Assessment 
READ Assessments 
 Woodcock Johnson or PALS
CDE State Required Assessments Measures reading proficiency as required by the READ Act K - 3rd Grade  12/6/2021-12/17/2021 Average Time 30-40 mins/student
NWEA MAP  CSDB Summative / Interim Assessments Measures academic progress of students over time 3rd -12th Grade students who take PARCC 12/6/2021-12/17/2021 30 minutes – 3 hours per test (Reading, Language, Math, Science) for a total of 2-6 hours
STAR Math  CSDB Summative / Interim Assessments Measures academic progress of students over time Students not taking MAP 12/6/2021-12/17/2021 20-40 minutes (questions are timed)
Brigance / Brigance Transition CSDB Interim Assessment Measures academic progress of students over time Identified students K-12th 12/6/2021-12/17/2021 40-60 minutes
ASL Retell Assessment / ASL Interview  CSDB Interim Assessment Measures academic progress of students over time Identified students K-12th 12/6/2021-12/17/2021 10 minutes

Spring 2022

Assessment Type Purpose Grade Dates Average Testing Time
COR Assessment Checkpoint     CDE State Required Assessments Measures achievement and growth over time PK - K 4/25/2022-5/6/2022 Observation Based Assessment
DLM Dynamic Learning Maps CDE State Required Assessments Measures how students with significant cognitive disabilities are achieving in Math and ELA in relation to the essential elements DLM Students who qualify for the alternate PARCC assessment for English Language Arts and Math 3rd – 11th Grade DLM Testing scheduled 1-1 with students between April 4, 2022 – April 22, 2022 12.5 – 29.1 hours per student (typically time and a half to triple time needed)
CMAS Colorado Measures of Academic Success Science, Social Studies, ELA and Math CDE State Required Assessments Measures how students are performing related to the CO Science, Social Studies, ELA and Math Academic Standards

CMAS Science – 5th, 8th & 11th grade

ELA & Math- 3rd-8th grade

CMAS Science 11th Grade Testing Window 3/28/2022-4/22/2022

4/4/2022-4/29/2022

5.25 – 12 hours per student (typically time and a half to triple time needed)
CMAS Alt Colorado Measures of Academic Success Alternate Science and Social Studies CDE State Required Assessments Measures how students with significant cognitive disabilities are performing related to the CO Science and Social Studies Extended Evidence Outcomes   CMAS Alt Students who qualify
For the alternate CMAS assessment 
Science – Grade 5th, 8th, 11th
4/4/2022-4/29/2022 5.25 – 12 hours per student (typically time and a half to triple time needed)
PSAT CDE State Required Assessments Provides students with college and career readiness information 9th & 10th Grade Students Initial Test Date 4/13/2022
Accommodations Window 4/13 – 4/20/2022
2 hours – 6 hours
SAT CDE State Required Assessments Provides students with college and career readiness information 11th Grade Students Initial Test Date 4/13/2022
Accommodations Window 4/13 – 4/15/2022
3 hours – 9 hours
NWEA MAP CSDB Summative / Interim Assessments Measures academic progress of students over time 3rd – 12th Grade students who take PARCC 5/2/2022-5/20/2022 30 minutes – 3 hours per test (Reading, Language, Math, Science) for a total of 2-6 hours
STAR Math CSDB Summative / Interim Assessments Measures academic progress of students over time Student’s Not Taking NWEA MAP 5/2/2022-5/20/2022 20-40 minutes (questions are timed)
Brigance / Brigance Transition CSDB Interim Assessments Measures academic progress of students over time Identified students K-12th  5/2/2022-5/20/2022 40-60 Minutes
ASL Assessments – VCSL
ASL Receptive Skills Test
BGC ASL Assessment
CSDB Interim Assessments Measures academic progress of students over time Identified students K-12th  5/2/2022-5/20/2022 20-30 Minutes
DRA – 2 CSDB Progress Monitoring Assessments Measures reading level and growth over time Identified students K-12th  5/2/2022-5/20/2022 Varies by student / level Average of 15 – 50 minutes per level
READ Assessments:  
Woodcock Johnson
CDE State Required Assessments  Measures reading proficiency as required by the READ Act K - 3rd Grade 5/2/2022-5/20/2022 Average time of 30-40 minutes per student