Testing & Assessment

Testing and Assessment

District-Wide Assessment Calendar

Statewide Asessments
Statewide Assessments are coordinated districtwide to scholars, who are required to participate. Listed below are the assessments that are administered.
 
Early Childhood Outcomes
(ECO) ECO observes preschool scholars' progress in the acquisition and use of knowledge/skills, positive emotional skills, and use of appropriate behavior.
 
Ages & Stages Questionnaire
(ASQ-3) Monitors preschool scholars with disabilities progress in areas of social, emotional and behavior domains: (1) self-regulation, (2) compliance, (3) communication, (4) adaptive functioning, (5) autonomy, (6) affect, and (7) interaction with people.
 
Kindergarten Readiness Assessment
(KRA) KRA is administered to kindergarteners to measure his/her readiness for engaging with instruction aligned to the kindergarten standards. Scholars are assessed in the four areas of early learning: (1) Social Foundations, (2) Mathematics, (3) Language and Literacy, and (4) Physical Well-being and Motor-Development.
 
Ohio’s Early Learning Assessment
Preschoolers participate in the Ohio’s Early Learning Assessment to determine scholar’s current development level skills, knowledge and behaviors based on observation, when he or she is assessed in these seven areas: (1) Social Foundation, (2) Mathematics, (3) Science, (4) Social Studies, (5) Language and Literacy, (6) Physical Well-being and Motor Development, and (7) Fine Arts.
 
Ohio’s Graduation Test
Scholars who first enrolled in grade 9 before July 1, 2014 are required to pass the Ohio Graduation Test for high school graduation. It measures students’ academic achievement in: (1) English Language Arts, (2) Mathematics, (3) Writing, (4) Science and (5) Social Studies. Study guides and more information is available.
 
Ohio’s State Test
Ohio’s State Test measures scholars’ growth and progress toward Ohio’s Learning Standards; and to determine if he/she has obtained the knowledge and skills necessary for long-term success in school and college/career. Elementary students participate in the following:
  • English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics: Grades 3-8
  • Science: Grades 5 and 8

High school students participate in the following End of Course Exams:

  • Algebra I and Geometry
  • Biology
  • American History and American Government
  • English I and English II

Study guides and more information is available. 

ACT
The ACT will be administered to juniors to determine his/her college and career readiness.
 
Alternate Assessment for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities (AASCD)
AASCD is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities for him/her to demonstrate his/her skills and knowledge. This assessment is rigorous and aligned to the Ohio’s Academic Content Standards Extended (OACS-E).
 
Ohio English Language Proficiency Assessment
OELPA is an English language proficiency assessment that measures skills in four key domains: listening, reading, writing and speaking, for students who have been identified as English Language Learners (ELL).
 
Reading Diagnostic
The reading diagnostic is administered annually to assess kindergarten through third grader scholars to determine if he/she is reading at grade level.
 
Mathematics Diagnostic
The mathematics diagnostic is administered annually to assess first and second graders to determine if he/she is performing at grade level in mathematics.
 
Writing Diagnostic
The writing diagnostic is administered annually to assess first through third graders to determine if he/she is performing at grade level in writing.

Parents/Guardians click this link to be directed to resources to help your child prepare for the assessment. oh.portal.airast.org/ocba/students-and-families


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