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Third Grade Reading Guarantee promotion score for 2021-2022

11/8/2021

The promotion criteria for the Third Grade Reading Guarantee is in effect for the 2021-2022 school year. The State Board of Education has voted to set the promotion score of the grade 3 Ohio’s State Test in English Language Arts at 683 for the 2021-2022 school year. Any student who scores 683 or higher on the English language arts scaled score will be eligible for promotion at the end of the year.

Additionally, the Department has set the reading subscore alternative promotion score for the grade 3 English language arts test at 46 for the 2021-2022 school year. Any student who scores 46 or higher on the reading subscore will be eligible for promotion at the end of the year, even if the student scores below 683 on the English language arts test. Third grade students also may be promoted to fourth grade through an approved alternative reading assessment.

For questions, please contact ThirdGradeGuarantee@education.ohio.gov.