Colorado Measures of Academic Success

Meaningful and relevant tests work hand-in-hand with rigorous academic standards. The state’s tests, called the Colorado Measures of Academic Success, measure students’ mastery of the standards and the complex thinking and other critical skills students need to be successful in school and in lifeA very small number of students with significant cognitive disabilities may take the Dynamic Learning Maps (DLM) as an alternate ELA/Math assessment based on the student's need in an Individualized Education Plan (IEP).

For more information regarding CMAS, please visit the CDE's website at

2023-2024 Testing Window:

Literacy and Math: 

April 9th, 10th, 11th 

Science (5th and 8th Grade)

April 16th and 17th