Testing - Student Assessment
Current Test Schedule (PDF)
Regional Asmt Support (PDF)
Teaching and Learning
Friday - May 17, 2013
State Board Adopts New ELPA Cut Scores
Wednesday - January 23, 2013
Final Public Draft of the Next Generation Science Standards
Wednesday - January 9, 2013
Update on the Final Public Draft of the Next Generation Science Standards
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Achievement (also called “Performance”) Standards define the requirements for a student to meet and exceed on Oregon's Assessments of Knowledge and Skills (OAKS) by content area and grade. An achievement standard is an objective definition of a certain level of performance, in a content area at a particular grade, in terms of a cut score or a range of scores on the OAKS psychometric scale. Best practices now include adoption of cross-subject cross-grade
General Policy Definitions
and grade-level Achievement Level Descriptors prior to standards setting.
Achievement Standards Summary (2012-13)
Achievement Standards for 2012-13
Previous Achievement Standards by Year
OAKS Alternate Achievement Standards
Online Assessment Achievement Standards Recently Re-Set and Verified
English Language Proficiency
Academic Content Standards
Standard Setting Technical Manual
Beginning in 2014-2015, Oregon’s Achievement Standards in Math and English language arts will be aligned with the Smarter Balanced scale, with final cut scores for the summative assessment verified and adopted by the State Board of Education by summer 2015. ODE intends to hold the high school achievement level steady during the transition period for purposes of the assessment of essential skills (graduation requirements).
How Oregon Set Achievement Standards in 2006-2007
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