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SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY Local Performance Assessment Requirement

The purpose of the local performance assessment requirement is to ensure that Oregon students are afforded opportunities to learn and to receive feedback regarding their academic progress.

Local Performance Assessment Requirements

Local Performance Assessments must be:
  • Embedded within the curriculum;
  • Aligned to content standards;
  • An opportunity for students to learn and receive feedback on their academic progress;
  • Administered at least once a year to all students at Grades 3 through 8 and once in high school.

Local Performance Requirement Information PDF

Sample Prompts

Scoring Guide

For local performance assessments, districts may locally develop a scoring guidelines so that they can provide feedback to students, or they may use the state Scoring Guide.

Student Language Version of Scoring Guide

Scored Student Work

  • Student Work
    Student work scored using the state Scoring Guide


  • Rachel Aazzerah Email    (503) 947-5835
    Assessment - Specialist, Science & Social Sciences

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