We are rapidly approaching the end of the third quarter. Soon we will begin the Statewide Colorado Measures of Academic Success or CMAS testing. CMAS is the state’s indicator of academic preparedness for language arts, math, science and social studies. It’s aligned to the state’s rigorous academic standards and designed to gauge how well students are mastering the standards and are prepared for their next grade. The results provide a picture of student performance to schools, districts, teachers, parents, and the community. Results show how students are progressing academically, which is a key component to ensuring students are on track to graduate prepared for college and career. To learn more, click the linked title for Fact Sheets and FAQs.