Assessment Resources

 The Ohio Department of Education now requires students to take the following assessments:
  • Math & English Language Arts for Grades 3-8 and High School (AIR)
  • Social Studies for grades 4, 6, and high school and Science for grades 5, 8, and high school (AIR)  
Please review the following resources for more information about these assessments. 
The Ohio Department of Education has set up a website called "Test Talk for Parents - Understanding Ohio's State Tests".  You can also sign up to receive "Test Talk for Parents" updates through the ODE.
For more information about the program, please follow this link:

Ohio State Tests 2015-2016

Ohio's State Tests are the measurement of students progress toward Ohio's Learning Standards.  They help ensure that every student in Ohio received a high-quality education.  Below you will find updated information and resources about Ohio's State Tests and their impact on the Parma City School District.
Some Quick Facts:
  • Students in grades 3 - 8 and high school will take Ohio's State Tests in English language arts, mathematics, science and social students in the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Each test will be approximately three hours (180 minutes) and will be divided into two parts.
  • The Parma City School District is anticipating that all tests will be completed on a computer.
  • School Districts will select either 10 consecutive days (for paper tests) or 15 consecutive days (for online tests) during the windows of dates allocated for the tests.
  • Social studies and science practice tests are already available as well as blueprints within the test specification documents.
  • Districts and schools will receive results by June 15 for grade 3 English language arts and by June 30 for all other tests.

Ohio's State Tests Information