Testing Information - Colony

ACCESS and ACCESS Alt (for ELL students)

ACCESS: Feb. 2 – March 6, 2015

ACCESS Alt: Feb. 2 - March 6, 2015
ACCESS 2 Field Test:
December 15, 2014 – April 10, 


Alternate ELA & Math Assessment (SPED)
March 30 - May 15, 2015



Home School
Grades 2, 4, 8 & 11

South Dakota students who receive alternative instruction are required to take a norm-referenced assessment at grades 2, 4, 8 and 11. The South Dakota Department of Education provides, free of charge, the SAT10 (Stanford Achievement Test) to children who receive alternative instruction.
Contacts: Rutland School -  Sara Holmberg

For more information at the state level please contact Jan Martin at the Department of Education, (605) 773-3246.


Assessment Links provided by the State Department of Assessment


Smarter Balanced http://www.smarterbalanced.org/

NCSC http://www.ncscpartners.org/ and https://wiki.ncscpartners.org/index.php/Main_Page

WIDA/ACCESS http://www.wida.us/

South Dakota Assessment Portal https://sdap.emetric.net/Portal

NAEP http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/



Please call the school at 586-4352 if you have any questions regarding testing.