2016-2017 DSA Testing Calendar


Listed below are the testing dates for the 2016-2017 school year.  The testing calendar is put together by the state and district and has limited/no flexibility with the testing windows.  This cumulative calendar is put together by DSA for your information/planning.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call the administrator listed with each test.  The administrator will help to clarify any questions you may have.

Parent Opt Out Form for 16/17 School Year
Parents must opt out between September 9, 2016 – February 27, 2017

16/17 Parent Opt Out form from DPS district office

August – May
ACCESS Placement Exams (W-APT)
selected/identified students by the district
Jorge Loera
Grades 6-12

August 22 – September 2
World Language PreAssessment
grades 9 – 12 who are enrolled in Spanish or French
Aspen Miles
Grades 9-12

October 19
PSAT
Aspen Miles
Juniors
Must pay $18 registration fee to take this test at August registration

October 18 & 20
ANET testing
Aspen Miles
Grades 6-8
Reading, Writing and Math

November 30 – December 21
First Semester District End of Semester Assessments
Classroom Teachers
Selected HS classes
(In some cases, the district semester final will replace the classroom final)

December 19/20
First Semester Final Exams
Classroom Teachers
All Grades
(In some cases, the district semester final will replace the classroom final)

Jan 9 – Jan 27
ACCESS (ELLs)
Grades 6-12
selected/identified students by the district
Jorge Loera

January 26 & 27
ANET testing
Aspen Miles
Grades 6-8
Reading, Writing and Math

Opting out of PARCC/CMAS testing can be done on Parent Portal.  The last day to opt out is Friday, February 24, 2017.  All questions should go to Assistant Principal Miranda Odom.  All accommodation questions should go to Assistant Principal Aspen Miles.

March 13
PARCC
Miranda Odom
Grades 6 & 7 test
English and Math
Testiing done during the normal school day
Two tests per day

March 14
PARCC
Miranda Odom
Grades 6 & 7 test
English and Math
Testiing done during the normal school day
Two tests per day

March 15
PARCC
Miranda Odom
Grades 6 & 7 test
English and Math
Testiing done during the normal school day
Two tests per day

March 21
PARCC
Miranda Odom
No school for grades 10,11,12
Grades 8 & 9 test
English
8th and 9th graders will be free to go home after they are done testing
School as normal for 6th and 7th graders

March 22
PARCC
Miranda Odom
No school for grades 10,11,12
Grades 8 & 9 test
Math
8th and 9th graders will be free to go home after they are done testing
School as normal for 6th and 7th graders

April 10
PARCC
Miranda Odom
No school for grade 6
Grades 7 & 8 test
science and social studies
7th and 8th graders will be free to go home after they are done testing
School as normal for high school students

April 11
Colorado SAT
Aspen Miles
Juniors
School as normal for all other grades

April 12
No school for 9th and 12th graders

PSAT 10 – sophomores
Aspen Miles

CMAS – juniors
Miranda Odom

Sophomores and juniors are free to go home after they are done with testing
School as normal for middle school

April 24 – May 1
World Language PreAssessment
grades 9 – 12 who are enrolled in Spanish or French
Aspen Miles
Grades 9-12

May 8 & 9
ANET testing
Aspen Miles
Grades 6-8
Reading, Writing and Math

May 1 – May 12
Advanced Placement Examinations
William Kohut
Grades 9-12
2017 AP Exam Schedule

May 2017 – exact dates determined by teacher
Middle School End of Year Course Assessments
Aspen Miles
Grades 6-8
Subjects tested: Reading, Writing, Math

May 8 – June 2
First Semester District End of Course Assessments
Classroom Teachers
Selected HS classes
(In some cases, the district semester final will replace the classroom final)

May 18
Senior Final Exams
Periods 1,3,5,7
Classroom teachers

May 19
Senior Final Exams
Periods 2,4,6,8
Classroom teachers

May 30
Final Exams
Periods 1,3,5,7
Grades 6-11
Classroom teachers
(In some cases, the district’s end of course assessment will replace the classroom final)

May 31
Final Exams
Periods 2,4,6,8
Grades 6-11
Classroom teachers
(In some cases, the district’s end of course assessment will replace the classroom final)