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Kindergarten Assessment Resources


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This webpage is designed to provide resources specifically to help district and school staff administer the statewide Kindergarten Assessment. For more information about Oregon’s Kindergarten Assessment, visit Oregon's Early Learning System Website.

Overview

This fall school districts implemented the new statewide Kindergarten Assessment in early literacy, early math and approaches to learning. The assessment was designed to focus on domains that are strongly linked to 3rd grade reading and future academic success as well as to align with current assessment practices in Oregon’s kindergarten and elementary schools. The information is intended to provide a snapshot for communities and schools on the fluency, numeracy, and approaches to learning skills that students have when they enter kindergarten. For more information on the research behind the measures, please consult the Kindergarten Assessment Summary Report PDF.

2013-2014 Statewide Kindergarten Assessment Data Reporting


Kindergarten Assessment Training



Related Resources

  • Test Administration Manual
    The Test Administration Manual outlines policies and procedures that all school and district staff involved in administration of the Oregon Statewide Assessments are required to know and understand before administering any Oregon Statewide Assessment. Policies and procedures pertaining to the Kindergarten Assessment are included in Parts I, II, IV, and VI and Appendix L.
  • Assessment Accommodations
    The Accommodations Manual explains the allowable accommodations available for all students during the administration of the Kindergarten Assessment.
  • Promising Practices for Implementing Test Administration and Test Security Requirements
    This page includes two promising practices specific to the Kindergarten Assessment:
    • Identifying Appropriate Accommodations for the Kindergarten Assessment
    • Identifying Spanish-Speaking English Language Learners for the Kindergarten Assessment
  • Children with Disabilities
    Resources for parents/guardians of a child with a disability.



Contacts
  • Kara Williams Email    (503) 947-5728
    Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education - Early Education to K-3 – Education Specialist

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