Oklahoma - Student Assessments: English Language Arts

Area: 
English Language Arts
Policy Type: 
Rule
Summary: 

The assessments that are required are: Oklahoma School Testing Program (3-8, End of Instruction EOI): Oklahoma core Curriculum Tests (3- and seven EOI assessments). Oklahoma Alternate Assessment Program; Oklahoma Modified Alternate Assessment Program (only for EOI second time test takers with previous score)

Body: 

There are two types of assessments within the Oklahoma Student Testing Program (OSTP) for Grades 3-8 and "End-of-Instruction" (EOI) secondary level. All assessments are aligned to the state-mandated Core curriculum, the Oklahoma Academic Standards, which has been adopted by the State Board of Education. 1.) General Assessments: (Also referred to as: Oklahoma Core Curriculum Tests or OCCT). These Criterion Referenced Tests are intended for Grades 3-8 in various subject areas and the seven EOI assessments. 2.) Portfolio Assessments: (Also referred to as: Oklahoma Alternate Assessment Program, OAAP). These assessments measure achievement of alternate academic standards of the state curriculum for children with the most significant cognitive disabilities.

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
11/24/2015