***College Board Student Score Release Info***
This year students will be able to access scores in their online College Board accounts. Additionally, paper score reports will be shipped to schools beginning mid-August. Score reports will be mailed to students in August/September.
If you need help accessing your College Board account, students or parents/guardians should call the College Board Student Line at 866-917-9030 (option 2).

Student online score release: 
-Scores for students who took the SAT on April 13, 2022 will begin to release on May 4th.
-Scores for students who took the SAT on April 26, 2022 will begin to release on May 18th.
-Scores for students who took the PSAT 10 on April 14, 2022 or April 27, 2022 will begin to release on May 20th. 
-Scores for students who took the PSAT 8/9 on April 15, 2022 or April 27, 2022 will begin to release on May 20th.

As part of the NEW DCSD Graduation Requirements (beginning with the class of 2022) students can demonstrate competence in English and Math through a variety of assessments, including the SAT, ACT, and ASVAB. 

It’s never too early to start preparing! 

Check out test-specific info below to get started.

Need help accessing your College Board account? Students or parents/guardians can call the College Board Student Line at 866-917-9030 (option 2).

SAT (11th Graders)

SAT 4/13/22 Parent/Student Instructions
Reference the
Spring 2022 SAT Student Guide for additional test-taking information and an overview of the SAT.

(with or without essay)

The default registration for all 11th graders is the SAT without an essay. Full SAT w/Essay Registration Message (Sent on 1/18/22)

2021-22 National SAT Dates & Registration Info

Dates, times, and locations of national SAT exams vary. Please take note of these details when you register.

 SAT National Test Dates  Registration Deadlines Late Registration Deadlines
 August 28, 2021
October 2, 2021
November 6, 2021
December 4, 2021
March 12, 2022
May 7, 2022
June 4, 2022
July 30, 2021
September 3, 2021
October 8, 2021
November 4, 2021
February 11, 2022
April 8, 2022
May 5, 2022 
August 17, 2021
September 21, 2021
October 26, 2021
November 23, 2021
March 1, 2022
April 26, 2022
May 25, 2022 

CMAS Science (11th Graders)

CMAS Science 4/15/22 Parent/Student Instructions

  • CMAS Science Colorado Department of Education Practice Resources

PSAT/NMSQT(10th/11th Graders) & PSAT 10(10th Graders)

PSAT 8/9 (9th Graders)

ASVAB (10th-12th Graders)

We are excited to provide the opportunity for 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students to register for the optional ASVAB Career Exploration Program Test . The ASVAB is a career and vocational test used by the military to determine aptitudes in reading, math, and science. It also measures mechanical and vocational abilities. The ASVAB may be used to meet state graduation competencies.

What are the benefits of taking the ASVAB? - Explore occupations in line with your interests and skills - Your performance on the ASVAB is one of the ways you can meet the English & Math Competency requirements for graduation
Get to know your strengths, yourself, and your options after high school - Find the career fields you are best suited for and explore all of your options to enter that field

Additional Resources: - Learn more about the ASVAB and strategies for taking the test. - Official ASVAB Website (contains ASVAB information, test-taking advice and tips, and sample questions) - ASVAB Fact Sheet

Questions about the ASVAB? Contact Christy Kidd (PHS Counselor) at [email protected]

Assessment Coordinator

Kristen HoganKristen Hogan
Assistant Principal
[email protected]

State Mandated Assessments


DCSD Assessment Policy (Board File)

2021-2022 District Assessment Dates

State Assessment Excusal Form Walkthrough Parent/Guardian
To use the parent portal, you must have an active parent portal account. If you do not have a parent portal login, please contact our Natalee Springer, our school Registrar, 
[email protected]
to request an activation key.


Requesting a paper version of an assessment: If you are a parent/guardian requesting a paper version of the assessment-please email [email protected] by December 3, 2021.


State Assessments-Why?

Additional Resources 

Doorway to College

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