9-12 District
Test Coordinator
Bulletin

9-12 District
Test Coordinator
Bulletin

Ohio’s State Tests – English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies

6/4/2018

Spring 2018 

Student Results 

District student results data files for the spring 2018 for students who tested online will be posted in the Online Reporting System on June 4.  Data files for students whose scorable documents were returned to DRC according to the instructions in the manual will be posted June 26. Records that require discrepancy resolution will be reported after the records are resolved in TIDE.
 
Family reports and score report labels for those districts that made the request in TIDE by May 11 will be delivered by July 25.
 

Discrepancy Resolution Window 

Districts will have an opportunity to resolve discrepant records in TIDE. District test coordinators must sign in to the “Ohio State Tests 2017-2018” administration of TIDE and check the Discrepancy Resolution Task to resolve any records that require resolution. Review the guidance document for instructions. Districts must resolve all discrepant records. Unresolved records will not be reported.
 

Summer 2018 

High School End-of-Course Administration 

Test Administration
 
The OST online summer 2018 administration is July 16-27. Summer testing is optional. Students, schools and districts may elect to participate or not participate. The summer high school end-of-course administration is an online administration, all subjects are available.
 
Pre-ID
 
Districts must ensure all participating students are pre-identified in TIDE in advance of the test window and have the appropriate subject mode field set to “O” for online. Refer to the Guidance Document for 2017-2018 Ohio Pre-ID Files for more information.

Manuals
 
A digital copy of the summer Test Administration Manual is available on the portal.
 
Score Report Labels
 
Districts that wish to receive a set of high school summer 2018 Ohio’s State Tests score report labels must access the Score Report Label Requests task in the Ohio State Tests 2017-2018 administration in TIDE, select “Yes” and click save by July 27. All districts automatically receive printed Family Reports. If your district does not want to receive score report labels, no action is required.
 
Secure Browser for Summer Testing
 
The secure browser used for spring 2018 online testing should continue to be used for summer testing. Refer to the secure browsers page and technology coordinators page for more information.