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Resource Description

This document provides instructions for District Test Coordinators on how to order Kindergarten Assessment Booklets for his/her District.

The OAKS Online Test Administrator User Guide is designed to familiarize Test Administrators with OAKS Online and both user-interfaces integral to testing.

This manual outlines specific policies and procedures for administering Oregon Statewide Assessments.

The Online Reporting System provides authorized users with detailed reports on student test participation and performance. The Performance Reports allow users to view institution, personnel, roster, and individual student reports in table and graph forms; manage rosters; and access integrated information from ODE’s SSID and OAKS Online systems. The Test Management Center (TMC) replaces the previous Participation Reports application and allows users to generate customized reports showing students’ activity in the online testing system, view summary statistics and retrieve data.

The Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE) is the system used to manage student settings and user accounts across all OAKS Online systems. The TIDE User Guide uses a step-by-step approach to using the enhanced user management system.

This guide provides network administrators with information, tools, and recommended configuration details to help districts and/or schools prepare their networks for operational testing.

This document contains information about the installation and setup of mobile secure browsers.

This document contains information about setting up a secure student test session on a Chromebook.

Additional Resources

Resource Description

This schedule details testing windows for online and paper-based tests by grade and subject.

Review test security policies outlined by ODE and download related forms (including Assurance of Test Security forms and a template for reporting test improprieties).

This document contains the various error codes and corresponding error messages that users may encounter during online testing.

The Assessment & Accountability Update is a weekly newsletter highlighting news, updates, and changes to the state’s assessment efforts.

This page contains ODE-provided resources available to all students during OAKS Online and ELPA testing.

The Oregon Department of Education provides sample tests to demonstrate the types of questions students might encounter on the Oregon Statewide Assessment administered each year.

The primary purpose of the ELL Test Administration page is to assist educators, parents and students in understanding test options available to English Language Learners (ELL). It also provides direct links to related web sites and documents.

This page contains about assessment options for students with disabilities, including information on Extended Assessments, SIG Assessment, and Accommodations Tables used for Oregon Statewide Assessments.

Ordering options:

  1. Complete the online form and submit it electronically. MasterCard, Visa, and American Express are accepted.
  2. Fax the completed order form to 1-877-218-7663. A purchase order for the total cost of the headsets and shipping must be included. Orders that do not contain a complete order form and purchase order will be delayed.
  3. Email the completed order form to the OAKS Help Desk at A purchase order for the total cost of the headsets and shipping must be included. Orders that do not contain a complete order form and purchase order will be delayed.

This document provides a detailed description of the scanning process for the paper-based Writing Performance Assessment and the steps taken to ensure readable images during scoring.