For Pre-Kindergarten or Kindergarten
applicants, developmental readiness is assessed by our teachers during the applicant virtual visit, and no other formal testing is required.
For Grades 1-5, Colorado Academy is "Test Flexible," meaning that CA will accept the results from any testing that an applicant has completed within the last two years, such as the CogAT, WISC, DAS, MAP, ISEE, ERB, among others. There is no need for the applicant to take more than one test, and the Admission Committee does not prefer one test over another.
- If submitting CogAT, MAP testing and/or other standardized testing (such as the ERB) from the applicant's current school, request that the school send those results along with report cards through the Transcript Request Form.
- You may submit WISC or DAS scores directly to email@example.com. If you wish, you may register your child for testing with an evaluator from the DATC (Denver Area Testing Consortium). Please call the CA Admission Office to request assistance if the fee is a hardship.
For Grades 6-12
, Colorado Academy is also “Test Flexible,” meaning that we will accept any standardized testing or educational evaluation that a student has completed in the last two years. Examples of testing include the WISC, DAS, CogAT, Stanford Binet, MAP, ISEE, SSAT, ERB, HSPT, and Pre-ACT, among others. The Transcript Request Form
includes a request to submit test scores from the last two years in addition to report cards and attendance records. Parents may also request that an evaluator or test company send test results directly to firstname.lastname@example.org