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. 

Ohio’s State Tests in English language arts, mathematics, science and social studies

FALL TEST WINDOWS 2016

  • 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

SPRING TEST WINDOWS 2017

School districts select 15 consecutive school days, including makeups, within each test window.

Districts may download spring grade 3 ELA results beginning June 15 from the Online Reporting System. Districts may download all other spring test results beginning June 27 from the Online Reporting System.  Printed family reports and score labels are due in districts on July 17 for the grade 3 ELA test and on July 26 for all remaining tests.

Summer TEST WINDOWS 2017 (optional)

  • Grade 3 English language arts - July 10 to July 14
  • High school end-of-course tests - July 17 to July 28
Districts may download summer grade 3 ELA results beginning August 28 from the Online Reporting System. Districts may download high school end-of-course tests results beginning September 11 from the Online Reporting System. Printed family and score labels are due in districts on September 21 for the grade 3 ELA test and on October 2 for the high school end-of-course tests. 

Requesting Exceptions to Online Testing – 2016-2017

2016 was the last year a paper option was required to be made available. The following procedure has been developed to facilitate districts requesting exceptions to online testing to be administered in Spring 2017. For more information click here.

Ohio Graduation Tests
All test windows are open to all students required to take the OGT.

  • Fall 2016: Monday, Oct. 24 through Sunday, Nov. 6.
    • (Data file ready for download on Dec. 12; reports due Jan 5.)
  • Spring 2017: Monday, March 13 through Sunday, March 26.  
    • (Data file ready for download on May 8; reports due May 18.)
  • Summer 2017 (Optional): Monday, June 12 through Sunday, June 25.

Alternate Assessment for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities

  • Feb. 21-April 14

 Ohio English Language Proficiency Assessment

  • Feb. 6-March 31

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