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Student Educational Equity Development Survey (SEED)


The Student Educational Equity Development Survey (SEED) will help the Oregon Department of Education gather information about the educational experiences of students in Oregon. This information will help ODE to develop appropriate resources and supports for districts in Oregon, and better target those resources and supports where they are most needed. The SEED Survey will also help ODE better interpret information we are already gathering through statewide testing.

SEED Survey information may also help districts develop a fuller picture of their local contexts and make strategic modifications to curriculum, instruction, and para-academic supports that they offer students.

Resources to support districts in preparing parents, students, and staff for SEED Survey administration. To access the SEED Survey Administration Manual, Annual Notices, and Participation Forms, please see the Test Administration webpage.

SEED Survey Administration Informational Webinar Recording from 11/14/2023

SEED Survey Administration Informational Webinar Links from 11/14/2023

Communication Toolkit (PDF)

Communication Toolkit (Word)

Copies of Alt-SEED survey items are located in the documents below. Alt-SEED administration information and access to the survey portal are located on the OR website. Alt-SEED Surveys are to be administered by the teacher (Qualified Assessor) who is most familiar with the student.

ODE also provides a Summer SEED Survey which is an optional student perception survey designed to help leaders better understand students' experiences in summer programs. Find more information about the Summer SEED Survey on the Summer Learning webpage under the Summer Learning Best Practices Guide and Toolkit.

State Level SEED Survey Item Summary Data and State Level Alternate SEED Survey Item Summary Data are located on the 2020-21 Statewide Assessment Results webpage

Feedback and comments for the SEED Survey and Communication Toolkit may be submitted to ODE through this Google form.

Please email with any questions you have regarding the SEED and/or Alt-SEED Surveys.