The primary purpose of Ohio's diagnostic assessments, which are aligned to Ohio's New Learning Standards, is to provide a tool to check the progress of students toward meeting the standards.
Spring 2013 Ohio K-3 Diagnostics Field Test
The Ohio Department of Education (ODE) will be developing new Ohio diagnostics assessments for reading (K-3), writing (K-3) and mathematics (K-2) for the school year 2013-14. The ODE will be conducting a field test March 18 – April 19, 2013.
For questions about the spring 2013 Ohio K-3 Diagnostics Field Test, please contact ODE’s Office of Curriculum and Assessment at 614-466-0223.
Posted below are Field-Test documents.
Resources for Districts
- State Developed Diagnostic Assessments 2012-13 Guidance Document (PDF) (updated 1/8/2013)
- NEW: Request for Qualifications (RFQ): Comparable Assessments (PDF) (Posted 12/14/2012)
- The Request For Proposal (RFQ) titled “Comparable Assessments to Ohio’s Diagnostic Assessment for the Third Grade Reading Guarantee” has been posted above to invite vendors to send documentation that indicates its’ diagnostic assessment meets the criteria stated in the RFQ that will allow the assessment to be included on the list of comparable, approved reading diagnostic assessments as required by the Third Grade Reading Guarantee.
The Definitions and Score Conversion Tables below are to be used only with the State Developed Diagnostic Assessments and not vendor diagnostic assessments.
Definitions of "On Track" Standards (apply to all formats)
Score Conversion Tables
Office of Curriculum and Assessment