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Ohio's State Tests in English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies. Why do students take state tests?

Ohio's State Tests in English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies

State achievement tests tell us how well our students are growing in the knowledge and skills outlined in Ohio’s Learning Standards. These tests help guide and strengthen future teaching so we can be sure that we are preparing our students for long-term success in school, college, careers and life. Test results also allow citizens to know how their local schools are performing compared to others around the state. 2016-2017 Testing Dates. Each school district chooses a consecutive series of school days to administer state tests within specified windows, or periods of time.

2016-2017 Testing Dates

Ohio’s State Tests in English language arts, mathematics, science and social studies Grade 3 English language arts – Five consecutive school days, including makeups, within the Nov. 7 to 18 window High school end-of-course tests – Ten consecutive school days, including makeups, within the Dec. 5 to Jan. 13 window Districts may download fall grade 3 ELA results beginning Dec. 30 from the Online Reporting System. Districts may download fall high school end-of-course test results beginning Feb. 27 from the Online Reporting System. 2017-2018 Testing Dates. Each school district chooses a consecutive series of school days to administer state tests within specified windows, or periods of time.

2017-2018 Testing Dates

Ohio’s State Tests in English language arts, mathematics, science and social studies Grade 3 English language arts – Five consecutive school days, including makeups, within the Oct. 23 to Nov. 3 window High school end-of-course tests – Ten consecutive school days, including makeups, within the Dec. 4 to Jan. 12 window School districts select 15 consecutive school days, including makeups, within each test window. English language arts - March 26 to April 27 Mathematics, science and social studies - April 2 to May 11 SUMMER TEST WINDOWS 2018 (optional) Documents and Forms. Skip navigation Skip to main content SAFE | State Agencies | Online Services Follow Home > Testing > Testing Forms and Rules > Documents and Forms Documents and Forms Following are documents and forms related to testing and assessment in Ohio.

Documents and Forms

Ohio Statewide Assessment Program Rules Book - The Rules Book provides a reference for school officials responsible for statewide testing in a district or building and a general overview of Ohio’s statewide testing program with specific information pertaining to the testing at each grade level. Professional Development. Testing Results. Skip navigation Skip to main content.

Testing Results

Statistical Summaries and Item Analysis Reports. Below are links to PDFs containing statistical summaries by school year of student performance on the Ohio Achievement Assessments and the Ohio Graduation Tests.

Statistical Summaries and Item Analysis Reports

Also included are links to item analysis reports of Ohio's public schools indicating how many students answered various test questions, how many answered correctly and other data for Ohio’s tests. Item analysis data are not provided for OGTs administered in 2010 and beyond because the test items are not released. FAQs about Ohio State Tests. What are the requirements for students to retake the state end-of-course tests?

FAQs about Ohio State Tests

Students may retake any Ohio end-of-course state test throughout their academic careers during any given administration period that the state offers. If the district is unable to provide an opportunity to retake the exam during a state test window, the district should make arrangements with a neighboring district. Retake opportunities include: Fall block administration; Spring administration; and Summer administration (if offered). A student will use the higher score of any end-of-course test taken for meeting graduation requirements.

The district or school determines the remediation the student needs based on the level of proficiency and student-level data. Back to Top What are the minimum remediation-free scores for meeting the requirements of the College Admissions Test graduation option? Presentations. Presentations that are given on state tests during regional workshops, webinars, webcasts and other formats will be posted on this page.

Presentations

The presentations will be posted under the topic heading. New State Tests These days, many Ohio parents have a high interest in the state achievement tests their children take. That’s why a new PowerPoint produced by the Ohio Department of Education is so timely.

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Test Coordinator Information. For Teachers. Test Administrator Information. Technology Skills for Online Testing. Next Gen Assessments. NWOCA Next Generation Assessments Resources. Sample Student Work from the 2013 NYS ELA Common Core Test. Ohio Common Core Preparation - Math, ELA, Reading, and Science Education Galaxy. Achieve the Core.

PowerMyLearning Educational Games & Learning Activities for Kids. PhET Science and Math Simulations.