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Smarter Balanced Testing

Posted on: January 4, 2017

At Lafayette each year 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students participate in Smarter Balanced Testing.  Frequently asked questions regarding smarter balanced testing can be found here(English) (Spanish).  If you wish to have your child opt out of testing a form must be filled out and returned to the office.

Information regarding Opting out along with links to the form are as follows.

In 2015, the Senate passed a bill which allows for parents or adult students to opt-out of Oregon’s annual statewide test in English Language Arts and Math. Click below for Opt out form

English – http://www.oregon.gov/ode/educator-resources/assessment/Documents/opt-out-form-2016-17.pdf

Spanish – http://www.oregon.gov/ode/educator-resources/assessment/Documents/opt-out-form-2016-17-final-spanish.pdf

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