Summer 2016 Proficiency Testing

posted Apr 6, 2016, 11:27 AM by District Webmaster   [ updated Apr 6, 2016, 12:09 PM ]
Summer of 2016 proficiency testing is available on May 31 and June 1, 2, 6, 7. Contact the school counselor at your school site for more information.
Summer Proficiency Tests

Each summer, students have the opportunity to demonstrate proficiency in one or more areas of the core curriculum:
  • Social Studies
  • Language Arts
  • The Arts
  • Languages
  • Mathematics
  • Science

Proficiency Test Dates for Summer 2016

  • May 31, 2016
  • June 1, 2016
  • June 2, 2016
  • June 6, 2016
  • June 7, 2016
For more information on this subject, contact the school counselor at your school site. These tests are initiated through the counselor and must be approved by the principal at the school.


8th Grade Reading Proficiency Test

In accordance with Oklahoma law and SDE regulations, BPS offers an alternative 8th grade reading test a minimum of four times per year, as shown on the registration form linked below. 

Remaining 8th Grade Reading Proficiency Test Dates for 2016

  • May 3, 2016
  • July 7, 2016
  • August 2, 2016
  • September 6, 2016
  • October 4, 2016
  • November 1, 2016
  • December 6, 2016
Registrations are due in the testing office at least one business day before the scheduled test.

This test is available to all public school, private school and home schooled children who have not taken, or did not pass the Oklahoma Core Curriculum eighth grade reading test with a score at or above an eighth grade level. For more information on this subject, contact the BPS district testing coordinator at 918-336-8600.
You can email completed forms to Michelle Malaske at the Education Service Center at

The email button on the form does not work in some web browsers, but may work if you download the form to your computer and open that downloaded file in Adobe Reader.