Third Grade Alternative Reading Assessments

The alternative reading assessment is a standardized assessment(s) for reading determined by the Ohio Department of Education for the Third Grade Reading Guarantee. It allows a third grade student to demonstrate an acceptable level of reading performance for promotion to the fourth grade.


Alternative Reading Assessment 2018-2019

The Ohio Department of Education reviewed vendor proposals that were submitted in response to the RFQ for the Alternative Assessment for the Third Grade Reading Guarantee. The vendor proposals that met the criteria in the RFQ can be administered by districts and schools in the 2018-2019 school year. 

Assessment Service Summary 2018-2019 Promotion Score
Iowa Assessments - Form E, F and G Reading Test Part 1 and Part 2, Level 9 (Grade 3)

Iowa Assessments - Form E, F and G Reading Test Part 1 and Part 2, Level 9 (Grade 3)

174
Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA)- Measurement of Academic Progress (MAP)

Measurement of Academic Progress (MAP) for Reading Assessments

193
Terra Nova 3 Terra Nova, Third Edition Reading Grade 3 613
Renaissance Learning STAR Reading Third Grade Reading Proficiency Assessment STAR Reading Third Grade Proficiency Assessment 941
Curriculum Associates, LLC. i-Ready 500

PLEASE NOTE: The Department required updated linking studies for the 2018-2019 school year. All approved vendors submitted updated studies and have gone through the review process. The new studies resulted in a change in promotion scores and are represented above. For any decisions made on or after October 1, 2018, the districts and schools may utilize the new scores for any retained third-grade students under their mid-year promotion policies. 


Alternative Reading Assessment 2017-2018

Assessment Service Summary 2017-2018 Promotion Score
Iowa Assessments- Form F, Reading Test Part 1 and Part 2, Level 9 (Grade 3)

Iowa Assessments Form F, Reading Test Part 1 and Part 2, Level 9 (Grade 3)

176
Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA)- Measurement of Academic Progress (MAP)

Measurement of Academic Progress (MAP) for Reading Assessments

196
Terra Nova 3 Terra Nova, Third Edition Reading Grade 3 617
Renaissance Learning STAR Reading Third Grade Reading Proficiency Assessment STAR Reading Third Grade Proficiency Assessment 959 (reported in the new STAR unified scale)

 

Last Modified: 4/23/2019 10:51:38 AM