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

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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.


  • Fall Grade 3 ELA Student Results and New Information Being Reported

    On Monday, December 10, districts may begin downloading fall 2018 grade 3 English language arts student results files for online testers from the Online Reporting System.

    At the request of districts, two new sets of information fields have been added to the District Student Results File Layout for 2018-2019:

    • The new writing dimension fields will be available beginning Monday, December 17.
      • Scores will be provided on the dimensions of elaboration, conventions, and organization.

    • The new high school end-of-course (EOC) retester fields will be available beginning with Spring 2019 results files.

    What to do?

    1. If you would like to access the writing dimension scores prior to December 17, they are available on the detailed Individual Student Report (ISR), which can be downloaded in the Online Reporting System.

    1. If you download a data file prior to December 17, you may generate a new file beginning December 17 to include the writing dimension scores.

    Results for students who took the grade 3 ELA test on paper will also be accessible on December 17.

    If you have any question on the data files or the Online Reporting System, please contact the Ohio Help Desk at (877) 231-7809.

    Added December 10, 2018
  • New Secure Browser for macOS 10.13 and 10.14

    This message pertains only to districts and schools using devices with macOS 10.13 and 10.14 to administer online tests; all others may disregard this message. AIR has completed the review of macOS 10.14 and determined a new secure browser is required to support this new operating system. Additionally, a security issue has been discovered for macOS 10.13.

    To allow support of 10.14 and to resolve the security issue in 10.13, Mac Secure Browser 10.6 will be available beginning on Monday, November 26. Devices running macOS 10.9 to 10.12 may continue to use the current Mac Secure Browser 10.3.

    Beginning on Monday, December 3, Mac Secure Browser 10.6 will be required for devices running macOS 10.13 and 10.14 to access the secure student testing site.

    If you have any questions about this information or need assistance with installing the secure browser, contact the Ohio Help Desk at 877.231.7809 or ohhelpdesk@air.org.

    Added November 27, 2018
  • Upcoming Scheduled Maintenance

    AIR will be conducting periodic maintenance of the testing systems to ensure system stability and reliability throughout the school year. These maintenance periods will occur on the Saturdays indicated below and can last up to 24 hours. During a maintenance period some or all of these systems may be inaccessible:

    • TIDE
    • Student Testing Site and Practice Test Site
    • TA Interface and TA Practice Site
    • Online Reporting System
    • Teacher Hand Scoring System
    • Data Entry Interface
    • TA Certification Course
    • Assessment Systems Inbox

    Winter Maintenance Windows

    • Saturday, December 15 beginning at 9 a.m.
    • Saturday, January 5 beginning at 9 a.m.
    • Saturday, February 9 beginning at 9 a.m.

    Added November 19, 2018
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