Testing - Student Assessment
Current Test Schedule (PDF)
Regional Asmt Support (PDF)
Testing - Student Assessment
Local Assessment Guidance
Content Area Assessment Pages
Regional Assessment Support
This section is designed to assist District Test Coordinators (DTCs), School Test Coordinators (STCs), and Test Administrators (TAs) give valid and reliable state assessments in a timely and secure manner. For a list of all District Test Coordinators, click
. For this year's test schedule, click
American Institutes for Research (AIR) is Oregon’s vendor to host the
, our state’s online system for assessments. Test Coordinators and Administrators use the OAKS portal to assign accessibility supports to students, set up and administer test sessions, and view student participation and performance reports. Parents and students can access practice tests via the portal to familiarize themselves with the test experience and question design.
ELPA21 Paper-Pencil Booklets for Kindergarten and First Grade
The ELPA21 includes a paper/pencil assessment for one section of the writing domain for Kindergarten and First grade only. More information will follow soon, and ODE will share that information in the
Assessment and Accountability Update
and via the DTC listserv.
Assessment and Accountability Checklist
District Test Coordinator Checklist
05/20/2015 (49.05 KB)
School Test Coordinator Checklist
05/20/2015 (64.47 KB)
Test Administrator Checklist
05/20/2015 (62.55 KB)
ELPA21 Braille Order Form 2015-16
09/29/2015 (38 KB)
Kindergarten Assessment Braille Order Form 2015-2016
06/11/2015 (38 KB)
Smarter Balanced Student Comment Collection Form 2014-15
05/01/2015 (11.77 KB)
District Test Coordinator Designation Form
05/29/2015 (48.75 KB)
form to designate District Test Coordinators
Test Security Forms
Testing Delegation Form
06/30/2010 (47.50 KB)
Under OAR 581-022-0610, school districts may delegate responsibility for test administration duties to another school district or education service district for students attending a specific school or program.
Manuals & Guides
Test Administration Manual and Resources
The Test Administration Manual (TAM) outlines policies and procedures that all school and district staff involved in test administration are required to know and understand before administering any Oregon Statewide Assessment.
Oregon Accessibility Manual and Resources
The Oregon Accessibility Manual (OAM) provides districts, schools, and IEP teams policies and requirements that will govern the provision of accessibility supports for students participating in Oregon Statewide Assessments.
OAKS Online User Guides
Essential Skills and Local Performance Assessment Manual
10/22/2015 (848.97 KB)
Describes the requirements for Essential Skills assessment options, including requirements regarding development, administration, and scoring of assessments.
Test Administration and Security Training Materials
Training Modules for District Test Coordinators, School Test Coordinators, and Test Administrators
Promising Practices for Implementing Test Administration and Test Security Requirements
Informal DTC Webinars
May 13, 2015
05/14/2015 (610.40 KB)
April 8, 2015
04/08/2015 (178.77 KB)
March 11, 2015
03/11/2015 (185.48 KB)
February 9, 2015
02/20/2015 (401.80 KB)
January 14, 2015
01/15/2015 (531.98 KB)
01/22/2015 (26.92 KB)
December 10, 2014
01/06/2015 (342.76 KB)
01/05/2015 (26.48 KB)
List of Tests in the TA Interface
04/09/2015 (102.75 KB)
State Testing Exemption FAQ
10/28/2014 (63.11 KB)
Accountability Reporting Resources
AIR/ODE OAKS Online Reports Training Video
A video recording tour of the OAKS reporting system.
District User Guides
This page provides User Guides for Assessment related district applications.
Transitions in Accountability, 2011-2017
04/15/2015 (188.63 KB)
Timeline that illustrates the scope of current and upcoming changes in accountability.
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