What to Expect for the 2020-21 School Year
Basic information about the Colorado Academic Standards and aligned assessments in English language arts, math, science and social studies.


2020-21 At-a-Glance
Use this for a quick at-a-glance reminder of what tests students will take and when the tests will be given for the 2020-21 school year.

2020-21 Schedule
DSD tests for the 2020-21 school year.

The Role of State Assessments in Increasing Academic Achievement
Use this two-page document to help you understand the purpose and value of state assessments.

PSAT & SAT Overview and Testing Dates
Timeline graphic for 9th, 10th and 11th graders taking the PSAT and SAT along with testing dates.

Participation and Parent Excusal
State law allows parents to excuse their child from state assessments.

Parent Request for Exemption From State Assessments