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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.

Recent Announcements

  • Important Dates Page Temporarily Disabled

    Due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis and Ohio’s ordered school-building closure, the Important Dates pages on the testing portals have been temporarily disabled. Once definitive dates for testing activities have been set, the pages will be reinstated. Please continue to monitor these announcements and watch for emails and other direct communication from the Department to stay up to date on information concerning state testing. We also encourage you to monitor the COVID-19 FAQ page set up by the Ohio Department of Education here: education.ohio.gov/coronavirus.

    Added March 19, 2020
  • IMPORTANT: Information About Test Administration Windows During Ordered School-Building Closure

    Due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, Governor Mike DeWine announced on March 12 that all Ohio school buildings are closed beginning 12:01 a.m. on March 17 and ending 11:59 p.m. on April 3, 2020. 

    Testing for the following assessments will be suspended beginning on March 17, 2020:

    Alternate Assessment for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities(AASCD)

    Ohio English Language Proficiency Assessment (OELPA)

    Ohio English Language Proficiency Screener (OELPS)

    Ohio Graduation Tests (OGT)

    Previously scheduled Ohio State Test (OST) and End-of-Course (EOC) test windows will be delayed

    The Student Testing Site, Test Administrator (TA) Interface, and the Data Entry Interface will not be accessible starting March 17. At this point, additional details about test window scheduling and extensions have not been determined. 

    We appreciate the patience of Ohio's schools and districts as we work through many questions related to the closure of school buildings as a result of this public health crisis. 

    We know you have more questions and we will continue to work to provide you with answers as they become available. Please look for further communications regarding state testing. We also encourage you to monitor the COVID-19 FAQ page set up by the Ohio Department of Education here: education.ohio.gov/coronavirus.

    If you have further questions, please contact the Ohio Help Desk at 1-877-231-7809, OHHelpDesk@air.org.

    Added March 17, 2020
  • Ohio School Closings and Ohio’s State Tests Spring 2020 Administration

    Due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, Gov. Mike DeWine announced on March 12th that all Ohio schools will close beginning on Monday, March 16, through Friday, April 3.

    An email blast concerning the opening of the Ohio’s State Tests Spring 2020 test window was automatically sent from the Ohio Help Desk. This blast was scheduled for delivery prior to the governor’s announcement regarding the closure of Ohio schools. At this time, the disposition of the Ohio’s State Test Spring 2020 test administration windows has not been determined.

    Additionally, you may be receiving or have already received an email advising that you should expect to receive your spring 2020 test materials to be delivered via UPS on Monday, March 16. We have worked with the shipper to halt this delivery; the materials will NOT be sent to your district at this time. The spring 2020 additional order window scheduled to open on Monday, March 16 has also been delayed pending the determination of the spring 2020 test administration window. Districts will not be able to place additional orders at this time.

    We apologize for any confusion these emails may have caused. We appreciate the patience of Ohio’s schools and districts as we work through all issues related to COVID-19 and the closure of schools.

    Please look for further communication regarding spring 2020 testing. We also encourage you to monitor the COVID-19 FAQ page set up by the Department here: education.ohio.gov/coronavirus

    If you have further questions, please contact the Ohio Help Desk.

    Added March 13, 2020
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