Testing Dates

SPRING 2020 CMAS and


Administration of the CMAS (all content areas) and CoAlt (science and social studies) assessments has been paused for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year due to extensive school closures throughout Colorado to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Click here for 2020 State Mandated Testing schedules for Renaissance.

Click here for the Delayed Start Testing Schedule for Renaissance. 

State Testing Information



State Testing
Excusal Form Instructions

Please click here for the State Assessment Excusal Form Walkthrough Guide for Parents/Guardians.

Click here for the Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) Excusal Form.

Informational Links

Descriptions of Assessments Given at Renaissance (click here)

CogAT Testing

Parents Referring their Children for CogAT Testing

Please note:  BOTH forms below must be completed and returned to school before testing can occur.

Click here for the CogAT Consent to Test Referral Form

Click here for the Gifted Identification Parent Observation Form

If you have questions regarding CogAT testing, please email Amanda Deegan.

State Standardized Testing (CMAS)

DCSD Assessment Schedule (click here). Updated

Please note: Any material in red is pending and subject to change based on the outcoming of legislation.

School Board Policy (click here)

If you are a parent/guardian requesting a paper version of the CMAS assessment, please email Kelly Shumaker.

Attendance Line:


Main Number:


Fax: 303-387-8001

Find us: 

3960 Trail Boss Lane

Castle Rock, Colorado



School Hours:

8:40 am - 4:00 pm

Wed 1:00 pm early dismissal

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