It’s not as scary as you think!

We know standardized testing can be stressful and cause anxiety and uncertainty.  Being prepared is half the battle.  Whether you are getting ready for state-mandated Ohio high school tests or other testing such as the ACT or SAT, this page contains useful information to help you prepare. As always, if you have specific questions or concerns, please consult with a FDA tutor.


Students who started their ninth grade year during the 2013-14 school year and earlier will need to pass the Ohio Graduation Test (OGT) in order to graduate. Students who started their freshman year in the 2014-15 school year and beyond,  will need to pass the American Institute for Research (AIR) tests in order to graduate.

To learn more about the Ohio Graduation Test (OGT) visit the OGT Success Website at http://ogt.success-ode-state-oh-us.info/.   In this section, you will also find other helpful tools on specific OGT/AIR topics to help you prepare for testing.

OGT Assistance

Overview of Art Vocabulary


Reading Tips

OAA & OGT Math Formula Sheet Explained

Number Sense Reference Sheet

Math Operator Vocabulary

Science OGT Questions on YouTube


To learn more about ACT testing and view sample tests, visit http://www.princetonreview.com/college/free-act-practice-test?ExDt=2&ExKw=free%20act%20test%20prep&ExMt=e&ExDv=c&ExAp=1t2&ExNw=g&ExId=95168948472&ExCt=headline&gclid=CJrgxMX2hswCFQiJaQodQZsNYw#!practice.


To learn more about SAT testing and view sample questions, visit https://www.khanacademy.org/sat.