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The layout of student assessment booklets for 2015 has changed. Students will now record all of their responses—both multiple-choice and open-response—in a separate Answer Booklet. This change is necessary to support online scoring, which will start for all assessments in 2015 as part of the “EQAO Online” project to move the provincial assessment program online.
Examples of the new assessment booklet layout for 2014–2015 are available below.
Click the links below to access student assessment booklets containing actual questions from the assessments, and scoring guides containing examples of student answers taken from past years’ assessments.
This sample Individual Student Report shows how students receive their results for the province-wide Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics, 2013–2014.
Applied [PDF] | Posted 09.24.14
Academic [PDF] | Posted 09.24.14
This guide describes the two EQAO tests Ontario students write in secondary school (available for download in 21 languages).
Mathematical formulas are provided on the Formula Sheets for student reference during the assessment. Formulas are given for perimeter, area and volume for various geometric figures; the academic formula sheet also includes surface area.
NEW: Braille and MP3 audio formats formula sheets
EQAO is privileged to have gathered a number of stories from local school communities that exemplify the many successful learning environments in publicly funded schools across the province.
This report provides an overview of the work of the agency, its evolution over the last 16 years and its influence on public education in Ontario.
EQAO: Ontario's Provincial Assessment Program—Its History and Influence [PDF] | Posted 06.27.13
The French Immersion Glossary is to be used by French Immersion students who study mathematics in French.
French Immersion Glossary [PDF] | Posted 01.07.13
This document describes how EQAO’s provincial tests, which gather information from every student at key stages of their education, contribute to public accountability and to the continuous improvement on the part of every student in Ontario’s publicly funded education system.
The Power of Ontario’s Provincial Testing Program [PDF] | Posted 02.29.12
Throughout the assessment, key words are used to identify the type of response required from students.Key words [PDF] | Posted 12.09.11
This video highlights key responsibilities of Ontario educators concerning the proper administration of EQAO’s provincial tests. Full instructions are contained in the Administration and Accommodation Guides appropriate to each assessment.
Running time: 00:04:47 | Posted 03.22.11
This video describes how Ontario’s province-wide assessments are linked to The Ontario Curriculum and how the results are used to help improve learning for all students.
Running time: 00:04:57 | Posted 09.15.10
This video presentation is designed to encourage parents and guardians to track their children’s literacy progress and talk with their children’s teachers about how best to provide the support that’s needed.
Running time: 00:03:10 | Posted 09.15.10