The Parental Exclusion (Opt-Out) Forms may be filled and completed online for printing, or you may print a blank copy and fill in the required fields by hand. The completed form should be provided to the school your student attends.
**NOTE: Opt-out forms must be submitted to your child’s school no later than 24 hours prior to the start of the testing window. For those opting out of the SAGE Summative assessment, opt-out forms will not be accepted after March 25, 2018.**
SUBMISSION DATES FOR OPT-OUT FORMS
Parental Exclusion (Opt-Out) forms must be submitted by the dates listed to apply to the following assessments:
• SAGE Summative: March 25, 2018
• SAGE Summative (Summer School Assessment Window): October 2, 2017
• SAGE Summative (Midyear Assessment Window): January 2, 2018
• DIBELS (Grades 1-3): August 30, 2017
• DLM/UAA: March 11, 2018
• WIDA Access: January 7, 2018
• AAPPL: October 23, 2017
• ACT: February 26, 2018
• CTE Skills: Variable
• Financial Literacy: Variable
• Civics: Variable
The data obtained in these assessments is utilized by teachers and administrators to plan instruction, review student progress towards learning targets, provide teacher feedback, inform potential course placement, provide important achievement data to students and parents, and allow for public reporting about school quality.