Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS)

Welcome to the CMAS website!

If you are a DPS educator, this site contains information about CMAS assessments, instructional tools, technology specifications and administrative resources.  Learn more about CMAS.

If you are a parent or family member looking for information on CMAS, please visit our CMAS Resources for Parents page.

*New in 2018*

» CMAS/CoAlt: Social Studies Will Not Be Administered to High School
The Colorado Department of Education (CDE) has determined that high schools will not administer CMAS: Social Studies to eleventh graders during the 2017-18 school year. After the adoption of standards revisions during July 2018, CDE will work with districts, the state Board of Education and legislature to determine the best way to move forward with this assessment.

» No 9th Grade CMAS:  9th grade students will take the PSAT 9 (Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test by College Board) for language arts and math.  There are no 9th grade CMAS assessments.

» CSLA Growth Calculation Guide: Learn more about how we calculate CSLA growth, its impact on instruction and its relation to the SPF.


CMAS Testing Calendars 

CMAS Testing Calendar
CoAlt Testing Calendar