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Grade Level: 3-11 ELA/Math, 4-11 Science
Content Area: English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science
Testing Windows:
• Instructionally Embedded/Mid-year Window (OPTIONAL): September 12, 2022 – February 23, 2023
o System offline December 22, 2022 – January 2, 2023
• Spring Summative Window: March 13, 2023 – June 9, 2023
Remote Testing Allowed: No
Student Data: UTREx – nightly upload
Student Results: Available on August 1, 2022 (Educator Portal)

The Dynamic Learning Maps (DLM) is an assessment program designed to measure what students with significant cognitive disabilities know and can do.  DLM provides the opportunity for students to show what they know instead of documenting only what they do not know.

DLM assessments are for students with an IEP indicating that general education assessments, even with accommodations, are not appropriate. These students  require extensive, direct instruction, and substantial supports to achieve measurable gains.

DLM Guidelines

2020-21 DLM Test Administration Manual

DLM Assessment Coordinator Manual

DLM Educator Portal User Guide

DLM Guide to Required Test Administrator Training

DLM Technology Specifications Manual

DLM ELA Blueprint

DLM Math Blueprint

DLM Science Blueprint

Instructions for Practice Activity or Released Testlet
You may want your students to take a Practice Activity to help prepare them for the DLM.  These are the instructions for you or your students to login in order to take either a Practice Activity or a Released Testlet.

If you have any DLM questions, please contact Kassidy Towery at 801-567-8115 or