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 2022-2023 School Year

ACCESS for MLs           Grades K-12              Jan. 9- Feb. 10, 2023

CMAS and CoAlt

       Math                          Grades 3/5/7               April 10-April 28, 2023

       Math and ELA         Grades 4/6/8                April 10-April 28, 2023

       Science                     Grades 5/8/11            April 10-April 28, 2023

PSAT                                 Grades 9-10                April 12, 13 or 14, 2023

                                                                             Make up April 25, 26, or 27, 2023

SAT                                   Grade 11                  April 12, 2023

                                                                            Make up April 25, 2023

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


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)