Assessment Information

    • 2020 Spring State and District Assessment Information

      The Illinois Assessment of Readiness (IAR) for grades 3 - 8 measures learning of two subjects - English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics. 

      The Illinois Science Assessment (ISA) measures science proficiency for fifth grade, eighth grade, and eleventh grade students.

      Schools will determine the actual days within the window that work best in their schedule.  The window spans March and April.   

      PSAT testing for freshmen and sophomores and the School-Day SAT for juniors will be on Tuesday, April 14.

      The window for Spring i-Ready Diagnostic for Reading and Math diagnostics will be from April 20 through May 1. Parent reports will be sent home prior to the end of the school year.

      Practice Tests

      Click here to use the practice tests to simulate the online testing environment your students will be using when they take the IAR assessment.  More information about the IAR test and ISA test can be found at ISBE.

      Tutorials For the IAR platform

      Click here to view the IAR tutorials, which demonstrate the navigation tools available for the computer-based assessments and the accommodation features and tools in TestNav.

      Science Assessment Resources

      Parents may access resources on the science assessment by clicking here.

      Should you have any additional questions about the testing dates or want more information, please contact your school principal.



Testing Calendar

    • * PSAT/NMSQT for sophomores remains a practice test only. Only juniors are eligible for scholarships (per Collegeboard).

      Click here to download a print version of the Testing Calendar in English.

      Click here to download a print version of the Testing Calendar in Spanish.