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OSAS, Oregon State Assessment Information

OPT-OUT/EXEMPTION FORMS FOR STATEWIDE ASSESSMENTS AND SURVEYS

  • Pleasant Hill School District hopes to administer state assessments to ALL eligible students. While it is the parent/guardians' right to request opt-out/exemption from state testing for their student(s), we encourage parents to allow their students to test. The information our district and schools obtain from state test results is used to help us improve our teaching.

    Students do not "pass/fail" these tests. The tests simply indicate to us where and how we need to improve instruction so that ALL students succeed.

    Below please find links to forms for opting out or exempting your student(s) from state assessments. Parents/guardians may request that their student(s) not take state assessments by downloading, printing, completing and signing the form(s) and submit the form(s) to the school that their student(s) attends. 

    Paper Opt-Out/Exemption From State Testing
    To Opt-Out/Exempt your student(s) using the downloadable forms, click the appropriate link below. Parents/Guardians who wish to exercise their right to opt-out/exempt their students from state assessments must complete and sign the form and deliver it to the main office of their student's school.

    • 2023 - 2024 Opt-Out Forms for Smarter Balanced English Language Arts and/or Mathematics Assessments:
    • 2023 - 2024 District Forms for Requesting Exemption from the ELPA Summative (active English Learners only):
    • 2023 - 2024 District Forms for Requesting Exemption from the Science Assessment (grades 5, 8 and 11 only):

    SEED Survey Notice and Participation Form
    To decline a student's participation in the SEED Survey using the downloadable forms, click the appropriate link below. Parents/Guardians/Students who wish to exercise their right to not participate in the SEED Survey are asked to complete and sign the form and deliver it to the main office of their student's school.