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Colorado Measures of Academic Success: English Language Arts & Math


In compliance with legislation,The assessments are based on the learning standards contained in the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for grades 3-8 and high school.  CMAS: ELA/Literacy assessments in grades 3-8 and Mathematics assessments in grades 3-8.  In 2017 -18, the assessment will be given during one window.  

All public school students enrolled in Colorado are required by state law to take a standards-based summative assessment each year in the specified content areas and grade levels.  Students in grades 3 through 8 will take the CMAS: ELA/Literacy and Math assessments  Students are required to be tested at the grade level in which they are enrolled by the district.  A very small number of students with significant cognitive disabilities may take an Alternate Assessment (CoAlt: Dynamic Learning Maps).  

2017 - 2018 CMAS: ELA/Literacy & Math Assessment Window

April 2 - 27