What Tests Do I Have to Take?

Classes of 2018 and beyond – Tests in English language arts I and II, algebra I, geometry (or integrated mathematics I and II), biology or physical science (class of 2018 only), American history and American government. 
Classes of 2015-2017 – American history and American government.  

Practice Tests

In 2015-16 all tests will be administered in AIR.

The button below will take you to the Practice Test site. Login and choose a grade to see available practice tests.

Tests available by grade (1/5/2016)
3rd Grade - ELA/ Math
4th Grade - SS / ELA / Math
5th Grade - SCI / ELA / Math
6th Grade - SS / ELA / Math
7th Grade - ELA / Math
8th Grade - SCI / ELA /Math
High School
American Govt / American Hist / Biology / Phys Sci / HS ELA / HS Math & Algebra / HS Math & Geometry


Smarter Balanced Practice Tests

The Smarter Balanced Assessment consortium made up of 16 states that use the AIR testing plaform.

Sample Items and Performance Tasks

Practice Tests

Florida Practice Test

 Florida Practice Test (AIR) Florida is using AIR for Math and Language Arts Has more practice questions aligned to the same standards as OHIO. They are using a portal like Ohio the link below is to the answer keys for Florida.

Answer Keys for Florida Test (Jan 26th, 2016)


Word Cloud by Tagxedo

About this Site

This site was put together by John Mansel-Pleydell, M.Ed as a masters project while studying at BGSU in 2014,

Plans are to update the site to make it a go to place for help in preparing students for the Ohio State Tests. Emphasis will be on tools that allow teacher to integrate online assessment into their daily classroom activities. (October 2016)

If you notice a broken link or have a document or site to share then please contact John at NWOCA (419) 267-2541 or email mpleydell@nwoca.org


Every attempt is made to provide the most up to date information. No guarantees are given or implied. Information is shared with the understanding that changes are occurring on a weekly basis. Consult your test coordinator on a regular basis as they will have the most up to date information.

Who is visiting the site? Lots of you from all over Ohio.
We have almost 500,000 pageviews since Oct 2014.


High Schools that Work Presentation

Preparing Students for the 21st Century:
The 4Cs & the NGA

The NGA Overview

Presented to Pandora-Gilboa Schools

Online Assessment Tools

New Practice Tools

Math Calculators

Practice Calculator Grades 6-8

Practice Calculator for High School

Interactive Equation Tutorial:
Explains how to use the Equation Response Editor tool and lets you practice using it.

Science Tools

Scientific Calculator

Periodic Table [PDF]

Reference Sheet [PDF]

Test Windows

Ohio’s State Tests in English language arts, mathematics, science and social studies

Fall 2016: Grade 3 English language arts, Nov. 7-18; high school end-of-course tests, Dec. 5, 2016-Jan. 13, 2017.

Spring 2017: English language arts, March 13-April 14; mathematics, science and social studies, April 3-May 12. 

Ohio Graduation Tests

Fall 2016: Oct. 24-Nov. 6.

Spring 2017: March 13-26.

Alternate Assessment for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities

Feb. 20-April 14. 

GAFE and Ohio's State Tests

Is your school adopting Google Apps for Education?
This section contains resources presented at the 
ITIP Google Summit on May 14-15 2015.

 Presentation (gSlides)

 Resources Folder

3rd Grade Testing begins

 This site built and maintained by John Mansel-Pleydell, M.Ed (mpleydell@nwoca.org).
More resources at http://mpleydell.nwoca.org