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Working together, Cambium Assessment, Inc. 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

  • 2020-2021 Secure Browser Now Available

    The secure browsers for the 2020-2021 school year are now available for download. Please refer to the secure browsers page and the technical manuals resources page for help with downloading browsers and configuring your system for testing. Please note that the new version of the secure browser is required for all 2020-2021 online summative test administrations. Previous versions will no longer be supported.  

    Added August 5, 2020
  • Fall 2020 Interim Benchmark Assessments

    Information and resources regarding the Smarter Balanced Interim Assessment for Fall 2020 can be found on the Office of Public Instruction website. There are several resources to help educators better understand the interim assessments, how to access them and how to use them: http://opi.mt.gov/Leadership/Assessment-Accountability/MontCAS/Interim-Assessment#83893670-fall-2020-interim-benchmarks.

    Added July 29, 2020
  • ORS Downtime

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

    Added March 24, 2020
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