State Mandated Testing

LPE TESTING DATES: Link for testing dates and times is here. Please try to avoid appointments/absences during these dates/times. Thank you!

If you do not wish for your student to take CMAS this spring, please see the section below titled, "Parent/Guardian State Assessment Excusal Form Walkthrough" and fill out the necessary documentation to excuse your student from this year's testing. If you have any questions, please reach out to Beth Waufle, LPE School Assessment Coordinator. 

If you are a parent/guardian requesting a paper version of the assessment please notify the School Assessment Coordinator, Beth Waufle, by December 3, 2021.

Click here for District Assessment dates.


DSCD State Assessment Policy
State Mandated Assessment Policy.pdf

Parent/Guardian State Assessment Excusal Form Walkthrough  

If you would like to excuse your student from the annual State Mandated Testing (CMAS) please visit this link for the walkthrough directions. Please note, you must have an active Parent Portal account in order to officially excuse your student. 

If you have questions or need assistance, please feel free to contact Beth Waufle,, LPE School Assessment Coordinator.

LPE HB15-1323: This document outlines the House Bill that pertains to State Mandated testing. 

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