Testing and Assessment FAQs
What tests will my teen be required to take?
Students who are enrolled at Ohio Digital Learning School (ODLS) are required to take the following tests:
- Course lesson assessments
- Course unit assessments
- Semester assessments
- Ohio-mandated state testing
Ohio-mandated testing includes:
|Assessment||Ohio’s State Tests||Star Testing||ACT Testing|
|Subject Areas Assessed||American History, American Government, Algebra I, Biology, English Language Arts I, English Language Arts 2, and Geometry||Mathematics and Reading||English, mathematics, reading, and science|
|Purpose of Assessment||Assess content area knowledge from these courses to ensure students have met the competency requirements for graduation||Assess prior knowledge in mathematics and reading to differentiate instruction for students; measure student growth throughout the school year; early screening for targeted Title I support in mathematics and reading||Given to all students in 11th grade to measure college readiness|
|Required By||The state of Ohio||The state of Ohio for schools designated as a Dropout Prevention and Recovery school||The state of Ohio|
|Frequency||Given in December and March||Given in three windows each school year, Fall, Winter, and Spring||Given in March|
Students are also required to participate in:
- Online synchronous sessions with the teacher
- Phone conferencing with the teacher
Will my teen have to participate in state testing?
Yes. As public school students, all ODLS students must participate in all state-mandated testing. This is a mandatory requirement.