This portal is your source for information about Ohio’s State Tests in English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies.

Recent Announcements

  • Linux Secure Browser for 2017-2018 Now Available

    The AIR Linux Secure Browser the 2017-2018 school year is now available for download from the Ohio’s State Tests portal on the Secure Browsers page. Detailed installation instructions are available in the Secure Browser Installation Manual. Additional information about preparing your network and devices for online testing is available in the Technical Specifications Manual.

    Version 10.1 of the secure browser is available for desktop and laptop devices running a supported version of Linux. The secure browsers currently available on the portal are the only versions that can be used for the 2017-2018 school year. Older versions of the secure browser installed on desktop and laptop devices cannot be used for secure student testing in 2017-2018.

    Note: AIR is no longer able to support Red Hat Linux. The Linux Secure Browser v10.1 is only compatible with Fedora and Ubuntu. The Online System Requirements and Long Term Support documents have been updated accordingly.

    Added September 20, 2017
  • Summer 2017 High School EOC Score Release and Appeals


    Results for the summer 2017 high school end-of-course tests will be available in the Online Reporting System Monday, September 11.

    You can find the following resources on the Ohio’s State Tests portal.

    • Performance standards
    • Performance level descriptors
    • District downloadable data file layout
    • Instructions for downloading data files from the Online Reporting System
    • Video tutorial for downloading data files

    Rescores and Verifications

    Districts may file rescores and verifications in TIDE for summer 2017 high school end-of-course tests September 11, 2017 – October 26, 2017. District test coordinators must sign into the “Ohio State Tests 2017-2018” administration of TIDE and select the Test Status Request task to create rescores and verifications. Review the Rescores and Verifications Guidance document for instructions.

    Added September 7, 2017
  • Fall 2017 Ohio’s State Tests Manuals Now Available

    The manuals for the fall 2017 Ohio’s State Tests administration are now available for download from the Administration Manuals and Guidance Documents page of the portal.

    Test coordinators and test administrators must download and review the Test Administration Manual (TAM) prior to the fall 2017 administration. The TAM includes key information regarding scheduling, test security, student Pre-ID and test eligibility, staff responsibilities, test status requests and other important policies and procedures. The TAM information is applicable for all fall 2017 Ohio’s State Tests and is applicable to online and paper testers.

    Note: The Online Testing Highlights and Script (Appendix L) of the TAM, will be available mid-September.

    Districts with students testing on paper must also review the Supplemental Instructions for Paper Testing. The supplemental instructions cover policies and procedures specific to paper testing, such as important dates, distributing paper test materials, test-day procedures, oral scripts, returning test materials and more.

    Test coordinators are responsible for distributing this information to school personnel and test administrators. Fall 2017 important dates are available on the portal. Additional resources – such as guidance documents, practice resources and tutorials – are also available on the portal.

    Added September 5, 2017
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This portal is your source for information about Ohio’s State Tests in English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies.