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Working together, American Institutes for Research and the Montana Office of Public Instruction (OPI) use this portal to provide access to on-line systems and resources for administering Smarter Balanced, Montana Science, and Alternate Montana Science Assessments. These assessments are part of Montana’s Comprehensive Assessment System (MontCAS), which has been designed to provide parents and teachers with valid, useful information to help all students succeed.

Please visit OPI’s website for more information on other Montana assessments.

Recent Announcements

  • ORS Downtime

    The Online Reporting System (ORS) will be offline until Wednesday, April 15th.

    Added March 24, 2020
  • IMPORTANT:

    Due to the temporary closure of schools, all summative tests have been removed from our interfaces for security purposes. OPI is in the process of submitting a one-year waiver to waive assessment and accountability requirements for the 19-20 school year, and all summative testing will be considered suspended until further notice.

    Added March 20, 2020
  • Closure of Public K-12 Schools

    Sunday, March 15th: Governor Bullock announced directives for all non-residential public schools in Montana to close until March 27, 2020. The OPI Assessment Division will continue to support the testing needs for residential public schools and accredited private schools.

    Added March 16, 2020
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