State Test Updates

State Test Updates

State Test Updates

State Test Updates

Districts and community schools must administer a state-funded college and career readiness tests to juniors in spring 2017 as one of their three diploma options.

Please visit the Ohio's State Tests in English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies webpage for information on:

  • Changes to state test (math and English language arts)
  • Test dates
  • Safe Harbor on test results
  • How the new tests are developed
  • Preparation and practice tests

8/5/2016

Definitions posted for subscores of Ohio’s State Test spring 2016 results

​We posted today a document to help district educators as they read the test result data files for Ohio’s State Tests. These files, which district test coordinators can access in the AIR online reporting system, display students’ performance with three to five subscores for each test.

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8/4/2016

Spring 2016 state test items released in scoring guides

Item Release Scoring Guides for 2016 Ohio’s State Tests in English language arts and mathematics are now available under Resources on the test portal. This partial release of items from the spring gives educators insight into the kinds of questions students experienced, and they are useful tools that inform classroom instruction. Both teachers and parents may use the released items to help students know what to expect on future state tests. 

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7/11/2016

Schools must administer state-funded SAT or ACT next spring

Districts and community schools must administer a state-funded college and career readiness test to juniors in spring 2017 as one of their three diploma options. Each district and community school will choose to either administer the state-funded ACT or SAT college and career readiness test. 

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4/12/2016

Article to help parents address student test anxiety

Some students, no matter how well they are doing in school, experience a measure of stress when they hear the word “test.” As state tests begin this week, we encourage districts to share this article about preventing test anxiety with their parents and teachers. The article appears in the department’s Test Talk newsletter, which parents may subscribe to here under the heading Bulletins.

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4/11/2016

Only Class of 2018 is Eligible for Physical Science End-of-Course Test

Those students who enrolled in high school on or after July 1, 2014, and prior to July 1, 2015, are the only students eligible to take the physical science end-of-course exam.

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