Literacy Test (OSSLT) Preparation


Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT)
Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 (early online opportunity) & Thursday, March 30, 2017

The Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) will be written by eligible students in Grade 10 and for students in Grade 11 and 12 who have not been previously successful.

NEW! During the 2016–2017 school year, EQAO will offer eligible students two opportunities to write the OSSLT.
The early opportunity (Oct. 20, 2016) is online (only) and will count as a formal attempt to fulfill the literacy requirement.
The online OSSLT at WCDSB.

Deferrals / Accommodations

Further information regarding the OSSLT can be found at Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO).
Information regarding the online Literacy Test along with test samples can be found at:  EQAO Online and the EQAO OSSLT pages.

Test & Classes Schedule for the Day (Thurs., Mar. 30th) of OSSLT - click here or scroll to bottom of page

Click here for: SPECIAL MID-DAY YELLOW BUS SCHEDULE or scroll to bottom of page

Preparing / Practising


Schedules for the Test Day - Thursday, March 30th

8:55 Warning Bell  
9:00 - 12:10 Literacy Test (OSSLT) Administration (only students writing the OSSLT)
12:10 - 12:55 Lunch  
1:00 - 1:30 Period 1 all students grades 9 - 12
1:35 - 2:05 Period 2 all students grades 9 - 12
2:10 - 2:40 Period 3 or 4 all students grades 9 - 12
2:45 - 3:10 Period 5 all students grades 9 - 12