Value-Added analysis is a statistical method used to measure schools' and districts' impact on the rate of student progress from year to year. It is a growth measurement that will enable schools and districts to better determine the impact of their curriculum and instructional practices on student achievement.


State/Local Report Cards and Resources - Check school and district report cards and ratings, review historical data, and make comparisons between districts of similar make-up.

Clearly defined statements and/or illustrations of what all students, teachers, schools and districts are expected to know and be able to do.

Ohio’s Grade 3-8 Achievement Tests in reading, mathematics, science, social studies and writing are aligned to Ohio’s academic content standards. This page contains general information about these tests for teachers, parents and students.

Assessments aligned to Ohio’s Academic Content Standards in reading, mathematics, science, social studies and writing that students in high school must take to demonstrate proficiency before graduation from high school.

Timeline for administering diagnostic tests, Ohio Achievement Tests, Ohio Graduation Tests (OGT), the Ohio Test of English Language Acquisition (OTELA) and the Alternate Assessment for Students with Disabilities (AASWD) in Ohio.

Ohio’s Credit Flexibility Plan.

Unified application process enabling districts to handle all aspects of the federal grant process within a single system.

This Web site serves as a starting point for tools that can help in understanding Ohio’s statewide assessments for the Ohio Achievement Assessments (OAA) and for the Ohio Graduation Tests (OGT).

Information on courses students must take and tests they must pass to graduate with a diploma from an Ohio high school.

Westlake City Schools District