Congratulations to All Students on Completing Another School Year!

EQAO extends a heartfelt thank you to everyone who played a role in making our 2023‒2024 assessment period a success. Your dedication and hard work are helping to improve education across the province.

To our amazing students, we want to give a special shoutout! Your participation and effort are incredibly important to us, and we greatly appreciate your commitment. Your feedback and results help us understand how we can continue to enhance learning experiences across Ontario. Keep up the great work—you’re making a difference!

Even though the school year has ended, we’re here for you all summer long! Have questions? Need support? Reach out to us any time. Stay connected with us on social media or contact our Information Centre by phone (1-888-327-7377 in Ontario or 416-916-0708 outside Ontario) or by e-mail.

Wishing you a fantastic and well-deserved summer!

Find EQAO Results for Schools and School Boards

In Focus

Highlights of the Provincial Results, 2022–2023

Dive into these insightful documents showcasing the key 2022–2023 findings for each EQAO assessment.

Mathematics Strands and Skills Reports

These reports take a look at Grades 3, 6 and 9 Ontario students’ achievement on the mathematics curriculum strands and skills, in addition to providing information on students’ strengths and needs in mathematics.

Behind the Scenes of an EQAO Assessment: Questions, Questions, Questions!

Check out this handy infographic, designed to give you insights into how questions are created for an online EQAO assessment.

*NEW*

Released Questions 2023

These resources are provided to support educators with the mathematics component of the EQAO Assessments of Reading, Writing and Mathematics, Primary and Junior Divisions, and the Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics.

Sample and Practice Tests

All of the sample and practice tests for this school year are now available.
Students can become familiar with the digital assessments and their platform through EQAO’s sample and practice tests.

Administration User Guides

The updated user guides for all assessments are now available. These online user guides provide direction and information to school administrators, teachers and IT professionals.

Frameworks

The updated framework documents for all assessments are now available. The framework provides a detailed description of the assessment, including how the assessment is mapped to the Ontario language and mathematics curricula.

Administration Dates: 2024–2025 School Year

Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT)

The administration of the OSSLT will take place from
  • Tuesday, November 5, 2024 (6:00 a.m. ET) to Tuesday, December 3, 2024 (6:00 p.m. ET), with individual student results reported on or by the end of January 2025.
  • Tuesday, March 18, 2025 (6:00 a.m. ET) to Tuesday, April 15, 2025 (6:00 p.m. ET), with individual student results reported on or by the end of May 2025.

Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics

The administration of the Grade 9 Assessment will take place from
  • Wednesday, January 8, 2025 (6:00 a.m. ET) to Friday, January 31, 2025 (6:00 p.m. ET), with individual student results reported after each student has completed the assessment.
  • Wednesday, May 28, 2025 (6:00 a.m. ET) to Wednesday, June 25, 2025 (6:00 p.m. ET), with individual student results reported after each student has completed the assessment.

Primary- and Junior-Division Assessments of Reading, Writing and Mathematics

The administration of the assessment will take place from Wednesday, May 7, 2025 (6:00 a.m. ET) to Wednesday, June 11, 2025 (6:00 p.m. ET), with individual student results reported by the end of September 2025.

EQAO Twitter Feed

“________ _______ students” are working toward an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD). These students are expected to write the OSSLT for the first time in their second year of secondary school.

Hint: Find the answer at https://www.eqao.com/explanation-of-terms/.

📚 Achievement data: to track progress and identify areas of growth
😊 Attitudinal data: to connect students’ attitudes to achievement
🌟 Demographic data: to know who the students are

Learn more: https://www.eqao.com/wp-content/uploads/infographic-how-to-use-eqao-data.pdf

📅 To assist with planning for next year, the #EQAOAdministrationDates for the upcoming 2024–2025 school year are now available.
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OSSLT:
Fall 2024: Nov. 5–Dec. 3
Spring 2025: Mar. 18–Apr. 15

Grade 9:
Winter 2025: Jan. 8–Jan. 31
Spring 2025: May 28–Jun. 25

Grade 3 and Grade 6:
May 7–Jun. 11

Learn more: https://www.eqao.com/the-assessments/administration-dates/
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Land Acknowledgement

EQAO acknowledges the enduring presence of Indigenous peoples on the lands on which we gather today across Ontario, and we thank the past, present and future caretakers of this land.​

These lands are gathering points where age-old ceremonies of celebration, initiation and renewal took place. EQAO is grateful to have the opportunity to work and learn on these lands in a community of sharing.​

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