2017-2018 DSA Testing Calendar


Listed below are the testing dates for the 2017-2018 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 17/18 School Year
Parents must opt out between September 9, 2017 – February 27, 2018

17/18 Parent Opt Out form from DPS district office

All testing accommodation questions should go to Assistant Principal Aspen Miles

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 11
PSAT
Miranda Odom
Juniors
Must pay $18 registration fee to take this test at August registration

October
ANET testing
Jorge Loera
Grades 6-8
Reading, Writing and Math
Done through academic classrooms

November – December
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 18/19
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
ANET testing
Jorge Loera
Grades 6-8
Reading, Writing and Math
Done through academic classrooms

March/April
PARCC
Miranda Odom
Grades 6 – 8
English and Math
Dates TBD

April
CMAS
Miranda Odom
Grade 7 – social studies
Grade 8 – science
Grade 11 – science
Dates TBD

April 9 (tentative)
Colorado PSAT 9
Aspen Miles
Freshmen

April 10 (tentative)
Colorado PSAT 10
Aspen Miles
Sophomores

April 11
Colorado SAT
Aspen Miles
Juniors

 

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

May
ANET testing
Jorge Loera
Done through academic classrooms
Grades 6-8
Reading, Writing and Math

May 7 – May 18
Advanced Placement Examinations
William Kohut
Grades 9-12
2017 AP Exam Schedule

May 2018 – exact dates determined by teacher
Middle School End of Year Course Assessments
Jorge Loera
Grades 6-8
Subjects tested: Reading, Writing, Math
Done through academic classrooms

May 2018
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 16
Senior Final Exams
Periods 1,3,5,7
Classroom teachers

May 17
Senior Final Exams
Periods 2,4,6,8
Classroom teachers

May 24
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 25
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)