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  • English Language Proficiency Assessments (ELPA)
    ELPA Test specifications provide guidelines for Oregon teachers on what content may be tested on Oregon's ELPA (English Language Proficiency Assessment).
  • Kindergarten Assessment (OKA) PDF   05/14/2014 (6.44 MB)
    OKA Specifications provide guidelines for Oregon teachers on what content may be assessed on Oregon's Kindergarten Assessment.

  • Mathematics (Smarter Balanced)
    • Smarter Balanced Assessments - Specifications  External Link  
      Smarter Balanced is developing a comprehensive assessment system aligned to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in Mathematics for grades 3-8 and 11. This page includes links to Test Blueprints, Content Specifications, and Item/Task Specifications related to those assessments.
  • English Language Arts/Literacy (Smarter Balanced)
    • Smarter Balanced Assessments - Specifications  External Link  
      Smarter Balanced is developing a comprehensive assessment system aligned to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in English language arts/literacy (ELA/literacy) for grades 3-8 and 11. This page includes links to Test Blueprints, Content Specifications, and Item/Task Specifications related to those assessments.
  • Mathematics Grade 12 Retest
    During the 2014-2015 school year, there will be up to three retest opportunities for Grade 12 students who have not yet met or exceeded the mathematics standard. The 2012-2014 Mathematics Test Specifications and Blueprints delineate the standards relevant to that test as well as describing its content and structure.

    For more information on how students can use local performance assessments to demonstrate proficiency in the Essential Skill of Mathematics please visit: http://www.ode.state.or.us/search/page/?id=2042
  • Reading and Literature Grade 12 Retest
    During the 2014-2015 school year, there will be up to three retest opportunities for Grade 12 students who have not yet met or exceeded the reading standard. The 2012-2014 Reading/Literature Test Specifications and Blueprints delineate the standards relevant to that test as well as describing its content and structure.

    For more information on how students can use local performance assessments to demonstrate proficiency in the Essential Skill of Reading please visit: http://www.ode.state.or.us/search/page/?id=2042
  • Writing Grade 12 Retest
    During the 2014-2015 school year, there will be one online retest opportunity for Grade 12 students who have not yet met or exceeded the writing standard. The 2012-2014 Writing Test Specifications and Blueprints delineate the standards relevant to that test as well as describing its content and structure.

    For more information on how students can use local performance assessments to demonstrate proficiency in the Essential Skill of Writing please visit: http://www.ode.state.or.us/search/page/?id=2042
  • Social Sciences
    Social Sciences Test Specifications provide guidelines for Oregon teachers on what content may be tested on the OAKS Social Sciences Assessment.

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  • Kathleen Vanderwall Email    (503) 947-5721
    Assessment - Manager, Test Design & Implementation

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