- Student assessment allows us to measure instructional effectiveness and drive student growth.
- Assessment provides a comprehensive picture of student achievement and shows growth over time. What's the value add?
- Data collected via student assessments allows teachers, leaders, district staff to engage in reflection and impact instructional decision making.
- How do I obtain my child’s reading proficiency score for the Oklahoma Department of Motor Vehicles (Driver’s Permit/License)?
- How can my child skip a grade?
- What test(s) should I expect my child to take this year?
- Can my student retake the 8th grade reading test?
A letter verifying 8th grade reading proficiency and enrollment according to state law can be obtained in person at:
Tulsa Public Schools Enrollment Center
2819 S. New Haven Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74114
This letter cannot be faxed. The student's legal guardian must be present and bring ID to obtain the letter. There is a charge of $2 for the letter.
|Test Name||Date/Frequency||grade(s) & Subjects(s) tested||Additional details|
|Measures of Academic Progress (MAP)||
Three times per year
|Grades K-10 tested in reading and math|
|Oklahoma State Testing Program (OSTP)||Summative test in April||
Grades 3-8 tested in Reading and Math
Grades 5, 8, and 11 tested in Science
|PSAT||Summative test in October||Grade 10 tested in English Language Arts and Math||
|SAT||Summative test in April||Grade 11 tested in English Language Arts and Math||
|CogAT||Varies||Grade 2 - Used to identify gifted and talented students||CogAT is a nationally normed test of intellectual ability (Verbal, Quantitative, Nonverbal batteries) used to identify students for Gifted and Talented services|
The 8th-grade reading test will given at the Tulsa Public Schools Enrollment Center, 2819 S. New Haven Ave., Tulsa OK 74114 at 9 a.m. on the following dates:
- September 14, 2018
- December 7, 2018
- February 28, 2019
- June 14, 2019
Please call 918-746-6473 to sign-up for the test (space is limited). Students who are over the age of 18 do not need this letter to obtain an Oklahoma Driver Permit/License.