What is the CMAS test?
Keeping this in view, what are CMAS for?
Colorado Measures of Academic Success. What are the Colorado Measures of Academic Success assessments? The Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS) are the state's common measurement of students' progress at the end of the school year in English language arts, math, science and social studies.
Secondly, what do CMAS scores mean? CMAS tests are what's known as criterion-referenced assessments, which means results are based on whether or not students meet a certain defined standard — in this case, Colorado's grade-level expectations. A score in the approaching “category” means your child didn't meet the defined standard.
Similarly one may ask, what is a good CMAS score?
Students taking the CMAS science and social studies assessments are given an overall scale score that ranges from 300- 900. Colorado educators set cut scores for performance levels based on the specific content that students should be able to engage with at each Performance Level.
Is CMAS the same as Parcc?
In the past, the College Entrance Exam was known as the ACT. CMAS: PARCC tests replace TCAP tests. We can't compare CMAS: PARCC and TCAP results, because it's like comparing apples and oranges — they're two, completely different tests.