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Principal Letter Templates

Contact Information

Assessment Operations

360-725-6348

To accompany these letters, OSPI will assist District Test Coordinators in providing alternate formats (e.g., Braille) of score reports upon request. Email Assessment and Student Information at OSPI with the district request for assistance.

Before Testing

Grades 3-8

  • State Testing Intro Letter: For families whose students in grades 3–8 will take the Smarter Balanced tests in ELA and math, and Washington Comprehensive Assessment of Science in the spring. Letter templates are created annually.
  • WA-AIM Intro Letter: For families whose students in grades 3–8 will take the WA-AIM in ELA, math, and science in the spring. Letter templates are created annually.

High School

  • State Testing Intro Letter: For families whose students in high school will take the Smarter Balanced tests in ELA and math, and Washington Comprehensive Assessment of Science in the spring. Letter templates are created annually.
  • WA-AIM Intro Letter: For families whose students in high school will take the WA-AIM in ELA, math, and science in the spring. Letter templates are created annually.

After Testing

Hard copy score reports are printed by Washington's testing vendor and are shipped to districts.

Your Student's Progress handouts are available for grades K–12 to accompany the test results.

Grades 3–8

  • Grades 3–8 State ELA and Math Test Results Letter: For families whose students in grades 3–8 took the Smarter Balanced tests in ELA and math in the spring. Letter templates are created annually.

  • Grades 3–8 WA-AIM ELA and Math Results Letter: For families whose students in grades 3–8 took the WA-AIM in ELA and math in the spring. Letter templates are created annually.
  • Grades 5 and 8 State Science Test Results Letter: For families whose students in grades 5 and 8 took state science tests in the spring. Letter templates are created annually
  • Grades 5 and 8 WA-AIM ELA, Math, and Science Results Letter: For families whose students in grades 5 and 8 took the WA-AIM in ELA, math, and science in the spring. Letter templates are created annually.

High School

  • High School State ELA and Math Test Results Letter: For families whose students in high school took state ELA and math tests in the spring. Letter templates are created annually.
  • Grade 10 WA-AIM ELA and Math Results Letter: For families of students in grade 10 whose children took the WA-AIM in ELA and math in spring. Letter templates are created annually.
  • Grade 11 State Science Test Results Letter: For families whose students in grade 11 took state science tests in the spring. Letter templates are created annually.
  • Grade 11 WA-AIM Science Results Letter: For families of students in grade 11 whose children took the WA-AIM in science in spring. Letter templates are created annually.

ELPA21

  • Washington English Language Proficiency Assessment Results Letter: For families of students whose first language is not English. After an initial placement test is given, it is followed by an annual test to measure students' growth in English language knowledge and skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking until additional help to learn English is no longer required.
    • (Available in 36 languages)