State-Funded SAT Tests

State law requires districts and community schools to administer the state-funded ACT or SAT to all grade 11 students in the spring of the school year. Each year, districts and schools will select the test to administer to their juniors. | Notice to JVSD & ESC superintendents

Spring 2021 additional SAT test date: May 18

The Ohio Department of Education is offering an additional state-funded SAT administration date for schools scheduled to test on paper that are not able to test students within the existing spring 2021 windows.

Date: May 18, 2021
Format: Paper-and-pencil only 
Eligibility: Additional test date is only available for schools originally scheduled for paper-and-pencil testing.
Ordering information: Schools scheduled to test on paper will receive a survey the week of April 26 to order test books for the May 18 test administration. College Board will be sending a communication regarding instructions for ordering tests.
Reporting information: Schools using the May 18th additional date will receive their school data by June 11, 2021.Schools that complete their testing by April 27, 2021, will receive their data by May 24, 2021. 


  Additional Flexibility in Testing Dates for the Ohio-Funded SAT School Day for Spring 2021 

The College Board has agreed to offer additional makeup dates for spring 2021 testing. All test coordinators should have received an email from the College Board with information about the flexible dates. The new flexible dates are listed below the regular testing dates. 


As part of their state testing programs, the College Board has provided these test dates for the 2021 administration of the state-funded tests*. 

Paper Testing  March 3, 2021  OR  Online Testing  March 3-5, 2021
Paper and Online Accommodated Testing Window* March 3-16, 2021
Paper Makeup Testing March 24, 2021
Online Makeup Testing March 24-26


Paper Testing  April 13, 2021  OR  Online Testing  April 13-15, 2021
Paper and Online Accommodated Testing Window* April 13-26, 2021
Paper Makeup Testing April 27, 2021**
Online Makeup Testing April 27-29, 2021**
*  For some students with approved accommodations designated to test in the                       accommodated testing window

**   Available for March testers upon following College Board’s guidelines and timelines.

Flexible Testing Dates Now available

Additional Paper Makeups Dates Additional Online Makeup Windows
March 24 March 24-26
April 13 April 13-15
April 27 April 27-29
For additional questions, please contact your Ohio Field Team member or email the College Board at


Districts choose test mode (paper or online) and either March or April test dates.*

  • March 2, 2022
    • paper accommodated March 2-15, 2022
    • make-up - March 23, 2022
  • April 13, 2022
    • paper accommodated April 13-26, 2022
    • make-up April 26, 2022
  • March 2-4, 2022
    • accommodated March 2-15, 2022
    • make-up March 23-25 & 29-30, 2022
  • April 13-15 & 19-20
    • online accommodated April 13-26, 2022
    • make-up April 26-28, 2022
*See SAT in Ohio webpage for rules/requirements.

All LEAs should make sure they have a current email address in OEDS ( and with the Ohio K-12 Help Desk (

Please direct questions about SAT test administration to or call 855-373-6387.

Please direct questions about graduation requirements to

Last Modified: 4/14/2021 4:06:57 PM