The literacy test is written in Grade 10. A student must pass the literacy requirement to earn the OSSD. The purpose of this test is to ensure that students have acquired the essential reading and writing skills that apply to all subject areas in and up to the end of Grade 9.
Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics: The Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics provides individual and system data on student knowledge and skills based on the curriculum expectations in Grade 9 applied and academic programs. All students in these programs are required to participate.