This portal is your source for information about Ohio’s State Tests in English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies.

Key Documents


  • Secure Browsers for 2020-2021

    Secure Browser version 12.5 for desktop and laptop devices is available to download from the Secure Browsers page of the portal. Version 12.5 of the secure browser is the only version that can be used beginning Sept. 1. Older versions of the secure browser installed on desktop and laptop devices cannot be used for secure student testing after Aug. 31.

    The new version of the Secure Test App for Chromebooks and iPads is not yet available. Please watch for future communication on the release of an updated Secure Test App for these platforms.

    Technical Documentation for 2020-2021

    With the release of Secure Browser v12.5 for desktops and laptops, the corresponding technical documents have been updated for 2020-2021 and can be found on the Technology Coordinator page of the portal. The Quick Guide for Setting Up Your Online Testing Technology is a one stop shop for information on installing and using the Secure Browser and Secure Test App, as well as information on preparing computers and tablets for online testing. Many schools and district should find this document covers all technology topics needed to prepare for testing.

    For schools and districts that need additional information, each of the following documents provides greater detail for the indicated operating system:

    • Technology Guide for Linux
    • Technology Guide for Mac
    • Technology Guide for Windows

    Updated Technology Guides for Chromebooks and iPads will be posted when the corresponding Secure Test Apps are released.

    Lastly, the Long Term Support Plan has also been updated. It provides information about support end dates for operating systems and devices to assist districts with long term technology planning.

    Added July 8, 2020
  • July 2020 Server Maintenance Downtime

    Cambium Assessment will be conducting server maintenance in July. This maintenance will require system downtime from 7 P.M. Friday, July 3 through Sunday, July 5. During this maintenance period these systems may be inaccessible:

    • TIDE
    • Student Testing Site and Practice Test Site
    • TA Interface and TA Practice Site
    • Online Reporting System (ORS)
    • Data Entry Interface
    • TA Certification Course

    Added June 26, 2020
  • Test Portal User Survey

    As part of the initiative to improve test portals, Cambium Assessment is evaluating the OST Test Portal and AASCD Test Portal via an online survey. Your feedback in this survey will help us understand how best to improve the user experience for all stakeholders that use the test portals.

    You can provide your feedback by participating in an online survey that can be accessed at: https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/5612885/State-Assessment-Portal-Feedback-Survey

    The survey should take about 7-10 minutes, and your responses are anonymous.

    Please complete the survey by June 30, 2020.

    If you have any questions about the survey, please call the Cambium Assessment Portal Survey Help Desk at 877-206-7039.

    We appreciate your input! 

    Added June 15, 2020
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