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2019-2020 District-Wide Testing Calendar

Date

Assessment

Targeted Student Population

Two Weeks Prior to 1st Day of School – November 1

Ohio’s Kindergarten Readiness Assessment (KRA) – More information: http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Early-Learning/Kindergarten/Ohios-Kindergarten-Readiness-Assessment

All First-Year Kindergarten Students

August 15 – November 14

Ohio’s Early Learning Assessment (ELA) – More information: http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Early-Learning/Kindergarten/Early-Learning-Assessment

All Pre School Students

September 3 – September 30

State Diagnostic Reading/Writing Screeners –

More information:

http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Testing/Diagnostic-Assessments/New-Diagnostic-Assessments-List

Grade K-3: Reading & Writing

September 3 – October 4

Student Learning Objectives (SLO)

Pre Assessment Window Previously Approved Assessments

All Students PK-12

September 23 – October 4

Student Learning Objectives (SLO)

Pre Assessment Window NEW Assessments

All Students PK-12

October 16

Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) More Information: https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt-psat-10

Grade 10 Students with a GPA of 3.75 or higher

Grade 11 Students with a GPA of 3.5 or higher

October 21 – October 25

Ohio State Tests

Grade 3 English Language Arts

All Grade 3 Students

December 2 – December 18

Ohio State Tests

High School End-Of-Course

More Information: http://oh.portal.airast.org/ocba/

Grades 10-12 Retakes – Focused on any student scoring a 1 or 2 and/or who is deficient for graduation requirements

January 6 – January 17

Student Learning Objectives (SLO)

Post Assessment Window for First Semester Courses

Students Taking Semester Long Courses (1st Sem)

January 15– 17

Junior-Senior High School Semester Exams

Grades 7-12

Late January/February TBD Based on when fall results are released.

Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) Measures of Academic Progress

More Information - https://www.nwea.org/

Grades 3 Reading

*Only students who did not meet TGRG on Fall OST

February 3 – February 7

Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) – More Information: http://www.hmhco.com/hmh-assessments/ability/cogat-6

Grades 2, 5, and 8

February 3 – March 27

Ohio English Language Proficiency Assessment (OELPA)

Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking – More Information: http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Testing/Ohio-English-Language-Proficiency-Assessment-OELPA

Any K-12 Student Identified as an English Learner

January 21 – February 21

Student Learning Objectives (SLO)

Pre Assessment Window for Second Semester Courses  Previously Approved Assessments

Students Taking Semester Long Courses (2nd Sem)

February 10 – February 21

Student Learning Objectives (SLO)

Pre Assessment Window for Second Semester Courses NEW Assessments

Students Taking Semester Long Courses (2nd Sem)

February 15 – May 14

Ohio’s Early Learning Assessment (ELA) – More information: http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Early-Learning/Kindergarten/Early-Learning-Assessment

All Pre School Students

February 18 – April 10

Alternate Assessment for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities – More Information: http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Testing/Ohio-English-Language-Proficiency-Assessment-OELPA/Ohios-Alternate-Assessment-for-Students-with-Sign

Grades 3, 4, 6, and 7: ELA and Math

Grades 5 and 8:  ELA, Math, and Science

High School: ELA, Math, Science, & Social Studies

February 25

ACT (Paper Testing) – More Information: http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Testing/State-Funded-ACT-Test

Grade 11

February 25 – 28

ACT Accommodated Window– More Information: http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Testing/State-Funded-ACT-Test

Grade 11

IEP Students

March 23 – April 9

Ohio State Tests

English Language Arts

More Information: http://oh.portal.airast.org/ocba/

Grade 3-8 ELA

Grades 9-12 Students taking English Language Arts I and II

March 24

*overlap w/ELA window

ACT (Paper Testing) Make Up Date – More Information: http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Testing/State-Funded-ACT-Test

Grade 11

Students who missed February 25 administration

April 6 – April 24

Student Learning Objectives (SLO)

Post Assessment Window For Yearlong Courses & All Second Semester Courses

PK-12 Students

April 20 – May 8

Ohio State Tests

Mathematics, Science, & Social Studies

More Information: http://oh.portal.airast.org/ocba/

Grades 3-8 Math

Grade 5 & 8 Science

Grades 9-12 Algebra I, Geometry, Biology or Physical Science (class of 2018 only), American History and American Government. 

April 6 – April 24

State Diagnostic Reading/Writing Full Measure

Grade K-3: Reading & Writing

May 11 – May 29

Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) Measures of Academic Progress

More Information - https://www.nwea.org/

Grade 3 Reading

*Only those not yet meeting TGRG

May 27 – 29

Second Semester/Final Exams

Grades 7-12

July 6 - July 10

OST Grade 3 English Language Arts (Optional Summer Window)

More Information: http://oh.portal.airast.org/ocba/

All Grade 3 Students at Risk of Retention in Grade 3

July 13 - July 24

OST High School End-Of-Course (Optional Summer Window)

More Information: http://oh.portal.airast.org/ocba/

Grades 9-12 Students taking English Language Arts I and II, Algebra I, Geometry, Biology or Physical Science (class of 2018 only), American History and American Government. 

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