This letter is to notify you that Harding High School will modify its schedule for spring Ohio State Tests on April 14 (English OST), April 21 (Biology OST), April 28 (History/Government OST) and May 5 (Algebra/Geometry OST). This change will allow us to test all required students with minimum disruption to the school day and ensure that students have the best opportunity to be successful on the Ohio State Tests. Students will be notified of their required tests by March 20 and testing will begin on April 14.
First-time or scheduled retest students
April 14 English II (AM) English I (PM) If students are NOT scheduled to test they do not report
April 21 Biology (AM) If students are NOT scheduled to test they report at 9:30 am (2 hr delay)
April 28 History (AM) Government (PM) If students are NOT scheduled to test they do not report
May 5 Algebra (AM) Geometry (PM) If students are NOT scheduled to test they do not report
Students not being tested may include students who have already achieved a proficient score on the tests. On April 14, 21 or May 5 these students will NOT report, on April 21 these students follow the two-hour delay schedule and start at 9:30 a.m.
Busing will be provided for students for both the AM and PM sessions. Busing will run the regular schedule in morning. The PM test takers will have busing will pick students up at their regular stops between 10:15 and 10:30am. Buses will drop students off after the AM session at approximately 11:15am and at the end of the school day. Specific times will be shared prior to testing.
Breakfast and Lunch will be provided for students on testing days
To benefit your son/daughter for the day of the test, we advise that each student get a good night’s sleep so they are rested, focused, and ready to perform well. No food, beverages, or cell phones are permitted in the testing rooms.
For additional information on Ohio State Tests, visit the site below or contact Harding High School.