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State Mandated Testing

 Annual State-Mandated Tests
 The list below reflects tests that St. Marys City Schools is required by the State of Ohio to administer annually.  For most assessments, a date range is given (usually decided by the State of Ohio).  Specific dates will be provided by individual schools and teachers. 
 
Grades K - 2: St. Marys East Primary School
  • Kindergarten Readiness Assessment (grade K): Start of the school year - October 31st.
  • Reading Diagnostic (Star Early Literacy for grade K and Star Reading for grades 1 and 2): Start of the school year - September 30th.
  • IOWAs: Reading and Math (whole grade gifted screening- 2nd grade): October
  • CogATs (whole grade gifted screening - 5th grade): October

Grades 3 - 5: St. Marys West Intermediate School

  • Reading Diagnostic (Star Reading- required for grade 3 only): Start of the school year - September 30th.
  • IOWAs: (whole grade gifted screening- 5th grade): October
  • Creative Thinking Survey (whole grade gifted screening- 5th grade): November
  • Ohio State Test (AIR): 3rd grade English Language Arts: 2 week window falling in late October/ early November
  • Ohio State (AIR) Tests: 3rd, 4th, 5th grade English Language Arts: March/ April
  • Ohio State (AIR) Tests: 3rd, 4th, 5th grade Math: April/ May
  • Ohio State (AIR) Tests: 5th grade Science: April/ May

Grades 6 - 8: St. Marys Middle School

  • Ohio State (AIR) Tests: 6th, 7th, 8th grade English Language Arts: March/ April
  • Ohio State (AIR) Tests: 6th, 7th, 8th grade Math: April/ May
  • Ohio State (AIR) Tests: 8th grade Science: April/ May

 Grades 9 - 12: St. Marys Memorial High School

  • Ohio State (AIR) Tests: 10th grade English Language Arts: March/ April
  • Ohio State (AIR) Tests: Algebra I: April/ May
  • Ohio State (AIR) Tests: Geometry: April/ May (tentatively scheduled to be discontinued)
  • Ohio State (AIR) Tests: Biology: April/ May
  • Ohio State (AIR) Tests: American Government: April/ May
  • ACT (11th grade): February/ March 
  • Ohio State (AIR) Tests: American History: April/ May