School for the Blind Assessment Schedules

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FALL 2021

Assessment Type Purpose Grade Testing Window Dates Average Testing time
QRI-interim assmt. CSDB Summative Assessment Measures reading level and growth over time New Students 8/30/21-9/10/21 Varies by student- Level avg. of 15-50 mins per level
NWEA MAP-interim assessment 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 -interim assessment 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)
Key Math  CSDB Summative Assessment Measures academic progress of students over time Students not taking MAP 8/30/2021 -9/10/2021 20-40 minutes (questions are timed)
Oregon Project-interim assessment CSDB Progress Monitoring Assessments     Progress monitoring in Literacy Identified students PK-6th  8/30/2021 -9/10/2021 Approximately 15-30 minutes per student
Pre Braille / Braille Checklists-interim assmt.  CSDB Summative / Interim Assessment    Measures academic progress of students over time Identified students PK – 12th 8/30/2021 -9/10/2021 Varies by student / level
Independent Living Skills-interim assmt. CSDB summative / Interim Assessment Measures academic progress of students over time Identified students PK – 12th 8/30/2021 -9/10/2021 20-30 Minutes
Assistive Technology - Interim Assessment. CSDB Summative / interim Assessments Measure academic progress of students over time Identified students PK - 12th 8/30/2021 -9/10/2021 Varies by student / level

READ Assessment 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: 10-20 mins/student
COR Assessment Fall Checkpoint 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- 3rd Grade 1/24/2022-2/4/2022 Observation Based Assessment 
NWEA MAP (optional for Winter) interim assessment 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 (optional for Winter) interim assessment 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)
Oregon Project (optional for Winter)-interim assessment CSDB progress monitoring assessment Progress monitoring in Literacy Identified students PK-6th 12/6/2021-12/17/2021 Approximately 15-30 minutes per student
Pre Braille / Braille Checklists (optional for Winter)-interim assmt. CSDB Summative / Interim Assessments Measures academic progress of students over time Identified students PK-12th 12/6/2021-12/17/2021 Varies by student / level
Independent Living Skills (optional for Winter)-interim assmt. CSDB Summative / Interim Assessments Measures academic progress of students over time Identified students PK-12th 12/6/2021-12/17/2021 Varies by student / level
Assistive Technology (optional for Winter) - Interim Assessment. CSDB Summative / Interim Assessments Measures academic progress of students over time Identified students PK-12th 12/6/2021-12/17/2021 Varies by student / level
READ Assessment 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 10 - 20  mins/student

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 - interim assessment 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 -interim assessment CSDB Summative / Interim Assessments Measures academic progress of students over time Students not taking NWEA MAP 5/2/2022-5/20/2022 20-40 minutes (questions are timed)
Key Math / Equals Math - interim assessment CSDB Summative Assessment Measures academic progress of students over time Students not taking MAP 5/2/2022-5/20/2022 20-40 minutes (questions are timed)
Oregon Project-interim assessment CSDB Progress Monitoring Assessments     Progress monitoring in Literacy Identified students PK-6th  5/2/2022-5/20/2022 Approximately 15-30 minutes per student
Pre Braille / Braille Checklists-interim assessment.  CSDB Summative / Interim Assessment    Measures academic progress of students over time Identified students PK – 12th 5/2/2022-5/20/2022 Varies by student / level
Independent Living Skills-interim assessment CSDB summative / Interim Assessment Measures academic progress of students over time Identified students PK – 12th 5/2/2022-5/20/2022 20-30 Minutes
Assistive Technology - Interim Assessment. CSDB Summative / interim Assessments Measure academic progress of students over time Identified students PK - 12th 5/2/2022-5/20/2022 Varies by student / level
QRI-progress monitoring CSDB Summative Assessment Measures reading level and growth over time Identified students  3rd – 12th 5/2/2022-5/20/2022 Varies by student- Level avg. of 15-50 mins per level
READ Assessment PALS 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