This portal is your source for information about Ohio’s State Tests in English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies.
Please review this important announcement and guidance for the 2016-2017 school year. Please feel free to contact the Lau Resource Center or the Office of Curriculum and Assessment if you need further clarification.
The Online Reporting System will be unavailable starting Friday, June 24 at 9AM for system maintenance. The Online Reporting System will be available again starting the morning of Tuesday, June 28.
Discrepant Record Resolution
Districts may begin resolving discrepant records for all grades 3-8 tests and high school end-of-course tests in TIDE starting Tuesday, June 21.
District test coordinators must sign into the “Ohio State Tests 2015-2016” administration of TIDE and check the Discrepancy Resolution Task to resolve any records that require resolution. Review the Discrepancy Resolution Guidance document for instructions. The paper Family Score Reports, due in districts July 28, 2016, will include Spring 2016 records resolved by Monday, June 27.
Unresolved records from Fall 2015 also are available again for resolution. Districts must resolve all remaining records through the summer. Unresolved records will not be reported.
Results for the spring 2016 grades 3-8 tests and high school end-of-course tests will be available in the Online Reporting System Tuesday, June 28. Late batch results for districts that did not return their paper scorable documents on time will be available in early to mid-July. Reporting resources can be found on the Reporting Resources page of the Ohio’s State Tests portal.
Rescores and Verifications
Districts will have the opportunity to file rescores and verifications in TIDE for spring 2016 grades 3-8 and high school end-of-course tests beginning Tuesday, June 28. District test coordinators must sign into the “Ohio State Tests 2015-2016” administration of TIDE and select the Test Status Request task to create rescores and verifications. Review the Rescores and Verifications Guidance document for instructions.