Assessment Materials

The Assessment Materials page provides information and resources for the Grades 3-8 Oklahoma School Testing Program (OSTP) and the College- and Career-Readiness Assessments (CCRAs).  The resources include test blueprints, test and item specifications, and performance level descriptors (PLDs).


High School Assessments

For high school assessment resources visit: College and Career Ready Assessment (11th grade)


Grades 3-8 Assessments

Describes the content and structure of an assessment and defines the ideal number of items by reporting category.

English Language Arts 



Test and Items Specifications

Defines the content and format of the assessment and the assessment items for item writers/reviewers and indicates the alignment of items with the Oklahoma Academic Standards.

English Language Arts: Grade 3 | Grade 4 | Grade 5 | Grade 6 | Grade 7 | Grade 8 New 8/19!

Mathematics: Grade 3 | Grade 4 | Grade 5 | Grade 6 | Grade 7 | Grade 8 New 8/19!

Science: Grade 5 | Grade 8 New 9/25

               Science DOK and Dimensional Sense Making FAQ New 10/21

DOK Definitions:  ELA  |  Math 

Performance Level Descriptors (PLD)

A statement of knowledge and skills a test taker must have to be classified at a particular performance level, such as:  advanced, proficient, basic or below basic.

English Language Arts



Writing Resources

Writing/Constructed Response Exemplars:

Writing Rubrics

Writer's Checklist

Formula Sheets

For Grades 6-8 Math assessments, formula sheets will be provided during the test administration. Online tests will provide a formula sheet within the interactive toolbox. Paper based tests will have a copy of the formula sheet provided by the testing vendor.

Grade 6 | Grade 7 | Grade 8


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Last updated on December 30, 2019