OSTP Grades 3-8 and CCRA Test Administration Update – 3/7/23

Canvas TA/TP & TP Training Registration
March 3, 2023
OSTP Grades 3-8 and CCRA Test Administration Update – 3/22/23
March 22, 2023

As you prepare for the upcoming test administration, we encourage you to visit the Cognia Oklahoma Help & Support Site https://oklahoma.onlinehelp.cognia.org/ in conjunction with the Oklahoma State Department website https://sde.ok.gov/ as resources for finding information on the Oklahoma School Testing Program (OSTP) for grades 3-8 and the College- and Career- Readiness Assessments (CCRA): Science and U.S. History Content. Please visit these sites often for updates and supporting documents.

The following documents have been posted to the Cognia Oklahoma Help & Support Site https://oklahoma.onlinehelp.cognia.org/:

DTC Test Administration and Technology Training https://oklahoma.onlinehelp.cognia.org/training-presentations/

  • Recording
  • PowerPoint

OSTP Test Preparation Manuals (TPM) https://oklahoma.onlinehelp.cognia.org/manuals/

  • OSTP Grades 3-8
  • CCRA: Science and U.S. History

OSTP Test Administration Manuals (TAM) https://oklahoma.onlinehelp.cognia.org/manuals/

  • CCRA: Science & U.S. History – English & Spanish
  • OSTP Grade 3-5 – English & Spanish
  • OSTP Grade 6-8 – English & Spanish

OSTP Parent Student Teacher Guides (PSTGs) https://oklahoma.onlinehelp.cognia.org/parent-student-teacher-guides/

  • OSTP Grades 3, 4, 6, & 7 ELA & Math – English & Spanish Versions
  • OSTP Grades 5 & 8 ELA, Math & Science – English & Spanish Versions

Math Reference Sheet & Periodic Table https://oklahoma.onlinehelp.cognia.org/reference-sheets/

  • OSTP Grade 6 Math Reference Sheet – English and Spanish Versions
  • OSTP Grade 7 Math Reference Sheet – English and Spanish Versions
  • OSTP Grade 8 Math Reference Sheet – English and Spanish Versions
  • CCRA: Science Periodic Table – English and Spanish Versions

ELA Writers Checklist https://oklahoma.onlinehelp.cognia.org/writers-checklist/

  • Paper Based Testers (PBT) – English and Spanish Versions
  • Computer Based Testers (CBT) – English and Spanish Versions

OSTP Data Portal User Guides https://oklahoma.onlinehelp.cognia.org/guides/

  • OSTP Accommodations Upload Quick Guide
  • OSTP Tools & Accommodations Quick Guide
  • OSTP Kiosk User Guide
  • OSTP Kiosk Installation Guide
  • OSTP Data Portal User Guide
  • OSTP Technology Guidelines
  • OSTP Testing Third Party Assistive Technology Guide
  • OSTP Spanish Test Scheduling Quick Guide
  • OSTP Guide Unlocking a Test Session vs. Unlocking a Test

OSTP Data Portal Tutorials (MP4 Videos) https://oklahoma.onlinehelp.cognia.org/guides/

  • Adding Students & Downloading Rosters
  • Manually Assigning Accommodations
  • Certifying Site Readiness
  • Changing Proctor Password
  • Creating Classes
  • Creating & Editing Users Accounts
  • Deactivating & Reactivating Portal User Accounts
  • Exporting Test Status
  • Exporting & Printing Student Test Logins
  • Scheduling Test Sessions
  • Transferring Students Within a School District
  • Transferring Students Between School Districts
  • Uploading & Exporting Accommodations
  • Uploading & Exporting Portal User Accounts
  • Creating Multiple Classes Through File Upload
  • Exporting Students Not Assigned to a Test

Return of Materials Poster https://oklahoma.onlinehelp.cognia.org/return-of-materials-poster/

  • CCRA: Science and U.S. History
  • OSTP Grades 3-8

Other Required Forms https://oklahoma.onlinehelp.cognia.org/forms/

  • Test Proctor Observation Log
  • Record of Test Proctors
  • Official Testing Schedule

Additional Forms https://oklahoma.onlinehelp.cognia.org/forms/

  • Test Irregularity Form
  • Emergency Accommodation (EA)
  • Classroom Security Form
  • Record of Test Missed & Made Up

Spanish Translations https://oklahoma.onlinehelp.cognia.org/spanish-translation/

  • Cepstral Spanish Voice Pack Request Form
    • Please Note:
      • Spanish versions of the online operational test with Spanish text-to-speech are available in Math for grades 3-8, Science for grades 5 and 8, and CCRA: Science and U.S. History content.
      • Students who require Spanish verbal translated online test form as documented in their ELAP must be scheduled for these tests. The Test Coordinator will need to assign the student a Spanish test with the read-aloud accommodation.
      • The Cepstral Spanish voice pack does not need to be installed on Chromebooks. Students that use an iPad or other type of tablet must be tested using a Chromebook or computer with the Cepstral Spanish voice pack installed.


Class sizes are limited to 250 students. Class names are unique and cannot be duplicated within the same school. An error message will populate which states “A class with the same name already exists.”