Ohio Statewide Assessment Program Rules Book

The Ohio Statewide Assessment Program Rules Book provides a reference for school officials responsible for statewide testing in a district or building. It also provides a general overview of Ohio's statewide testing program and shares specific information pertaining to testing at each grade level.

Rules Book changes made during the year will be posted at the end of this page. Click on the links below to access the September 2014, edition of the Rules Book in PDF format. To download AdobeReader 9.

  • Rules Book (Updated 9/30/15 Edits have been made to correct typos, commas, hyperlinks added, etc.  One content change was made regarding the new requirement in 2015 for chartered nonpublic schools and the Third Grade Reading Guarantee on page 51.) 
  • Updated Request for Breach Form for 2015


Educators who require assistance and clarification about eligibility of students with disabilities for assessment accommodations should view Accommodations on State Assessments for related information, including a chart that lists accommodations for statewide testing. To ask related questions, call the Office for Exceptional Children at (614) 466-2650.

Educators who require assistance about statewide test administration regarding an accommodation should call the Office of Assessment at (614) 466-0223.

Last Modified: 10/5/2015 11:48:18 AM