E-assessment Update

Please note that the e-assessment platform will remain offline and inaccessible while we continue to work to resolve the technical difficulties experienced by some users earlier this week.

We apologize for this inconvenience and thank you for your continued patience.

Please continue to visit this website for updates.

Webinars and Learning Modules

EQAO offers live webinars and provides self-paced learning modules for assessment administrators and teachers to help them navigate the new online assessment platforms and support the administration of EQAO’s digitalized assessments. Register today!

Sample Tests

Grade 3 | Grade 6 | Grade 9 | OSSLT

In 2021–2022, students will have the opportunity to become familiar with the digital assessments and their platform through EQAO’s sample online tests.

Administration User Guides, 2022

Grade 3 | Grade 6 | Grade 9 | OSSLT

These online user guides provide direction and information to school administrators, teachers and IT professionals.


Grade 3 | Grade 6 | Grade 9 | OSSLT

The Framework provides a detailed description of the assessment, including how the assessment is mapped to the Ontario language and mathematics curricula.

Photo of student working at computerCall for Applications: Student Engagement Committee

Applications open until June 6, 2022.

Do you want to impact Ontario students’ educational experience? Are you a student in a school in Ontario? Will you be in Grades 7–12 during the 2022–2023 school year? EQAO’s Student Engagement Committee is seeking representatives for the 2022–2023 school year.

What’s New at EQAO

Primary Assessment at a Glance

This year Grade 3 students will complete the assessment using the e-assessment system.

Junior Assessment at a Glance

This year Grade 6 students will complete the assessment using the e-assessment system.

Information for Parents and Guardians

EQAO has created a short video for parents and guardians of primary- and junior-division students participating in the assessments.

Administration Dates: 2021–2022 School Year

Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT)

  • Wednesday, October 13, to Friday, December 3, 2021, with individual student results reported early February 2022.
  • Wednesday, March 23, to Wednesday, May 18, 2022, with individual student results reported by the end of June 2022.

Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics

  • Friday, October 1, 2021, to Friday, June 24, 2022. 

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

  • Wednesday, May 4, to Friday, June 24, 2022.

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