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Assessment and Accountability Update

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News Announcements



Assessment & Accountability Update PDF for December 1, 2016



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Archived Assessment & Accountability Update newsletters



View all articles from the Assessment & Accountability Update inside the ODE News Announcements. (For announcements prior to October 2013, use this link.)





Assessment & Accountability Resources


  • Assessment Administration
    Information and materials relating to the administration of Oregon statewide assessments.
  • District Test Coordinators
    This site contains information that District Test Coordinators will find useful in understanding their role in facilitating valid and reliable state assessments.
  • School and District Report Cards
    The Oregon Department of Education produces yearly report cards for schools and districts. These reports, called for by the 1999 state legislature, provide educators with an opportunity to communicate directly with parents and community members about how local schools are performing.
  • Assessment Results
    Oregon Statewide Assessment results through 2015 for English language arts, mathematics, OAKS science, and also OAKS reading/literature, mathematics, and writing are available here, aggregated to school, district, and state level.