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Assessment Communications Toolkit

The following items are designed to help districts and schools communicate about the spring 2023 state assessments. All materials may be tailored to meet your local needs. 

Drop-In Articles

Download and use these entire articles or just portions of them to communicate about the upcoming CMAS tests.

Fact Sheets for Families

These fact sheets are designed to help districts communicate with families about the results of Colorado's 2023 state assessments. 

CMAS At a Glance

  • This fact sheet offers a succinct explanation of this spring's statewide tests, including the expected dates and duration of each test:

What to Expect for 2022-23 

Role of State Assessments 



The PSAT and SAT exams, taken by Colorado’s ninth-, 10th- and 11th-graders, are aligned to the Colorado Academic Standards and offer free, high-quality practice tools and scholarship opportunities. Ninth-graders and 10th-graders take the PSAT and 11th-graders take the SAT as the state college-entrance exam.

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