State Assessments

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Test Dates

SPRING 2015

Districts/schools should schedule accordingly with no breaks (one-week spring break is allowed) or professional days scheduled within the 20-day or 10-day test window. For example, a district/school may schedule 3 five-day weeks, skip a week for spring break and schedule the last five-day week of the window for a total of 20 days.
Feb. 16 – Mar. 20 Performance-based tests English Language Arts and Mathematics
Grades 3-8 and High School
Computer
Feb. 16 – Mar. 6 Performance-based tests English Language Arts and Mathematics
Grades 3-8 and High School
Paper/pencil    
Mar. 2 – 13 Performance-based tests Science – Grades 5 and 8 and High School
Social Studies – Grades 4 and 6 and High School
Computer or paper/pencil (district choice)
Apr. 13 – May 15 End-of-Course tests English Language Arts and Mathematics
Grades 3-8 and High School
Computer
April 13 – May 1 End-of-Course tests English Language Arts and Mathematics
Grades 3-8 and High School
Paper/pencil
May 4 – 15 End-of-Course tests Science – Grades 5 and 8 and High School
Social Studies – Grades 4 and 6 and High School
Computer or paper/pencil (district choice)

Social Studies Test Specifications

 

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Student Online Practice Site

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Student Practice Site                Resources
 

 Student Practice Resources – Paper Practice Tests

Resource Description
These documents contain the items from the online social studies practice tests that can be rendered on paper. These PDFs can be downloaded and printed for use as practice tests in place of the online practice tests. The corresponding answer documents for these paper practice tests will be posted here in mid-January.
These documents contain the items from the online science practice tests that can be rendered on paper. These PDFs can be downloaded and printed for use as practice tests in place of the online practice tests. The corresponding answer documents for these paper practice tests will be posted here in mid-January.

 Additional Resources

OHio SS Assessment Prep Site

           

Matt Doran, the Ohio Supervisor’s Network Director and Social Studies Coordinator for Columbus City Schools, maintains the Ohio Social Studies Assessment Preparation webiste and has added 4th and 6th Grade Social Studies assessments items to the Edcite.com test item bank.   If you have questions or would like to contribute to these sites, please contact Matt Doran by email at mdoran2067@columbus.k12.oh.us.

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