State-Mandated Testing and Assessments

For the 2017-18 school year, the Colorado legislators and the Colorado Department of Education have provided updates to the assessment policies and practices for Douglas County School District (DCSD). You will find information regarding these changes in the links found on the left side of this page including:

-The DCSD Assessment Policy adopted by the Board of Education;

-The DCSD Assessment Schedule;

-A summary of House Bill 15-1323;

-Douglas County High School Testing Schedule; and,

-Information regarding other assessments some students may be interested in taking (ASVAB, PSAT-NMSQT)

For any questions, or if you are a parent requesting a paper version of an assessment, please contact the School Assessment Coordinator, Casey Turnbaugh, at


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