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Assessment Unit Overview

Assessments administered by the unit include the CMAS and SAT suite of assessments as the state's summative content assessments for measures of college/career readiness, the ACCESS English language proficiency assessments, the CoAlt alternate content assessments for students with the most significant cognitive disabilities.  The Colorado Measures of Academic Success are the state tests in English language arts and math for grades three through eight; science for grades five, eight and 11; and social studies, which is  sampled in grades four and seven in 2018. Also, in 2018 Colorado will administer the PSAT to ninth and 10th grade and the SAT to 11 grade.


Address: 201 E. Colfax Ave., Denver CO 80203
Room Number(s): 502

Unit Supervisor: Joyce Zurkowski
Administrative Lead: Margo Allen
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Lead Phone Number: 303-866-6929

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Oversees Colorado assessments and implementation of assessments.

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Colorado Dept. of Education
201 East Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-866-6600
Fax: 303-830-0793
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