Assessment Information

We understand that assessments in public schools today can be confusing and sometimes a little overwhelming for parents. On this page we have provided some basic information for parents to understand the assessments given in Lake County schools. Please don’t hesitate to contact your child’s principal with any questions!

State Testing Windows for the 2023-2024 School Year

ACCESS for MLs           Grades K-12              Jan. 8- Feb. 9, 2024

CMAS and CoAlt

       Math                          Grades 3/5/7               April 8-April 26, 2024

       Math and ELA         Grades 4/6/8                April 8-April 26, 2024

       Science                     Grades 5/8/11            April 8-April 26, 2024

PSAT                                 Grades 9-10                April 15- April 26, 2024

SAT                                   Grade 11                April 15- April 26, 2024

ACCESS Parent communications

Lake County School District Letter to parents 

      English                 Spanish

Parent Communications:

Lake County Intermediate School Testing letter for 3-6th Grades 

CMAS Testing Information-coming soon

English/Spanish-coming soon

LCHS Testing letter for 7-12th Grades


CCHS Testing letter 

English             Spanish

Additional Recourses from Colorado Department of Education 

Quick Reference on Federal and State Required Assessments

Link to Colorado Department of Education-Assessments

Assessment Policy links:

Grading/Assessment Systems (IKA)

Grading/Assessment Systems-Regulation (IKA-R)

Grading/Assessment Systems-Exhibit (IKA-E) (Opt Out form)