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Request for Qualifications for the 2024-2025 List of Approved of Assessments Posted


The Office of Assessment has posted the annual Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the List of Approved Assessments. Applications are sought in the following areas:
  • Comparable Assessments to Ohio’s K-3 Diagnostic Assessment (K-3 Diagnostic
  • Tier One Dyslexia Screening Measures (Dyslexia Screener
  • Alternative Standardized Assessments for the Third Grade Reading Guarantee (Alt Reading
  • Alternative Standardized Assessments for Grades 3-8 (Alt 3-8) for Chartered Nonpublic Schools 
  • Alternative High School Assessments for Graduation (Alt HS) for Chartered Nonpublic Schools 
  • High Quality Student Data (HQSD
  • Gifted Prescreening and Identification (Gifted Assessment
Vendors may apply for approval in a single or multiple areas. This common approval process has replaced prior approval processes that required separate applications through multiple offices. The current approved list allows district decision-makers to determine whether assessments they are purchasing for one purpose may also provide data for another.

Information about the application process is available at List of Approved Assessments. A vendor call will be held on October 12th. Applications are due to the Department by October 20th.