Boulder Valley School District


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File: IKF-E2 (pdf)
Adopted: January 10, 2017
Revised: November 7, 2018


Students must complete at least one of the following measures in English and at least one in Math as well as meet or exceed the measure’s corresponding cut score or criteria to demonstrate college and career readiness in English and Math.

Testing Based Assessments:

Measure Cut Score

Accuplacer Assessment




Next Generation (As of January 2019)




62 Reading Comprehension
OR 70 Sentence Skills

61 Elementary Algebra

241 Reading
OR 236 Writing

255 Arithmetic OR
230 Quantitative Reasoning,
Algebra and Statistics

ACT Exam 18 English
19 Math
ACT WorkKeys assessment 3 (Bronze level) English
3 (Bronze level) Math
Advanced Placement (AP) Exam 2 English
2 Math
Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) 31 English
31 Math
Internatioal Baccalaureate (IB) Exam 4 English
4 Math
SAT Exam 470 English
500 Math


Performance Based Assessments:

Measure Criteria
Capstone is a culminating exhibition of a student’s project or experience that demonstrates academic and intellectual learning in English and/or Math. It is often a portfolio of a student’s best work.   Capstone will be approved by a designated reviewer and  evaluated based on the district rubric.                        
Concurrent enrollment course that demonstrates English and/or Math readiness, as approved by the district and included in the student's academic plan of study or Individualized Career and Academic Plan (ICAP). Institutions of higher education determine passing grades for credit.
Industry certificate that demonstrates academic and intellectual learning in the subject area of English and/or Math. Receipt of the industry certificate and approval by the district-designated reviewer.