File: ILBB

State Program Assessments

 

The district shall participate in statewide performance assessment programs and in the Colorado Student Assessment Program if schools, classes or students from the district are selected for a statewide sample and when stu­dents within a grade or grades are being assessed.

 

Students who have participated in the English Language Proficiency Program pursuant to state law for more than three years shall be ineligible to take state assessments in a language other than English.

 

Pursuant to state law, statewide assessments will be administered during the period between the second Monday in March through the third Monday in April each year to the following students:

 

 

 

New Test Begins:

3rd graders

reading and writing

[spring 2001]

4th graders

reading and writing

 

5th graders

reading, writing and mathematics

[spring 2001]

6th graders

reading, writing and mathematics

 

[spring 2001]

7th graders

reading, writing and mathematics

[spring 2001]

8th graders

reading, writing, mathematics and science

 

[spring 2000]

[spring 2001]

9th graders

reading, writing and mathematics

 

[spring 2001]

10th graders

reading, writing and mathematics

[spring 2001]

11th graders

Curriculum-based achievement college entrance exam

 

[spring 2001]

12th graders*

*(who scored below proficient on 10th grade assessment)

reading, writing and mathematics

[spring 2003]

 

 

The Colorado Department of Education is required by law to provide the assessment results to each school no later than June 1st each year. 

 

Except for the college entrance exam, results of the assessment shall be included on each student's final report card for that school year and made part of the student's permanent academic record.  Results of the college entrance

 

exam shall be included on each student's transcript.  However, if a student retakes the exam at a later time at the student's expense, the student may request that the later results be placed on the transcript in place of the earlier results.

 

(Adoption date)

 

LEGAL REFS.:   C.R.S. 16-11-311(3.4)(d) (students receiving educational services or diplomas from the district under an agreement between the Colorado Department of Corrections and the district shall not be included in computing the district's performance on statewide assessments or the district's overall academic performance grade or the school's improvement grade)

                              C.R.S. 22-7-102 (2)(b)

                              C.R.S. 22-7-205 (3),(5)

                              C.R.S. 22-7-406

                              C.R.S. 22-7-409

 

CROSS REFS.:  AE, Accountability/Commitment to Accomplishment

                              AEA, Standards-Based Education

                              AED, School District Accreditation

                              ILBA, District Program Assessments

                              JLDAC, Screening/Testing of Students

                              LC, Relations with Education Research Agencies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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