The Department of Research, Assessment and Accountability helps schools achieve excellence in education through data-supported decision making. It enhances student learning by serving the needs of administration, staff, parents, and students for:

  • Quality and timely achievement and survey data in forms useful for decision making and improvement planning;
  • Support of data interpretation and use; and
  • Management and support of mandated and local assessments.

Department staff oversees the school district’s Osseo Area Schools Assessment Plan and the testing calendar for all local and state-mandated tests.

Testing

Osseo Area Schools Testing Schedule
State of Minnesota Testing Calendar
Parent/Guardian Refusal for Student Participation in Districtwide Assessments
MDE’s Parent/Guardian Guide to Statewide Testing and Refusal to Test Form
Accessing Test History in ParentVUE 

Stakeholder Surveys: Measuring Progress on Our Mission

Information for Parents and Opt-Out Form
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Research Approval Process

Research Approval Form