Assessments

Assessment Results

For recent information, please visit the Illinois Interactive Report Card website.


 

Test Windows for Illinois State Assessments - 2017

2016-2017 State Assessment Dates  School principals will schedule administration of assessments at their school buildings within the dates allowed by the State of Illinois.
 

SAT Assessment for Grade 11 - 2017

Date: April 5, 2017
Make-Up: April 25, 2017
SAT FAQ
 
With the change in the assessment at high school, there will be no PARCC Fall Block Administration in 2016.

For 2017, the SAT will be administered in paper & pencil format. The assessment includes the essay component.

Detailed information on the SAT components

SAT information from ISBE

NOTE: School Districts are required to administer this assessment. Student participation in this assessment is not optional. Please submit any questions using the Contact form at isbe.net/assessment 


Illinois Science Assessment (ISA)

Students in grades 5, 8, and high school biology (or equivalent) are required by the State of Illinois to participate in the Illinois Science Assessment. This assessment is web-based only, and will be administered using school-supplied Chromebooks.
 
ISA Info

General FAQs
 
Parent FAQs

NOTE: School Districts are required to administer this assessment. Student participation in this assessment is not optional. Please submit any questions using the Contact form at isbe.net/assessment 



PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers)

PARCConline
 
PARCC Place

PARCC Sample Items

PARCC details for Illinois

Letter from IL State Superintendent Tony Smith regarding 2016 PARCC Score Reports
 - Spanish

Score Report Interpretation Guide for Parents

PARCC Calculator Policy 

With the change in the assessment at high school, there will be no PARCC Fall Block Administration in 2016.

NOTE: School Districts are required to administer this assessment. Student participation in this assessment is not optional. Please submit any questions using the Contact form at isbe.net/assessment 


​ACCESS (for English Language Learners)

2017 ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 Calendar
 
ISBE ACCESS Webpage

NOTE: School Districts are required to administer this assessment. Student participation in this assessment is not optional. Please submit any questions using the Contact Us form at isbe.net/assessment 
 

DLM-AA (Dynamic Learning Maps Alternate Assessment)

 
ISBE DLM Webpage 
 
DLM Site for Illinois

Parent Interpretive Guide (2014-2015)
 

NOTE: School Districts are required to administer this assessment. Student participation in this assessment is not optional. Please submit any questions using the Contact Us form at isbe.net/assessment 


KIDS (Kindergarten Individual Development Survey) Assessment

About the KIDS assessment, from isbe.net

Illinois School Readiness Initiative
 
An Introduction to KIDS

Letter to Parents (MSWord document)

KIDS FAQs

KIDS Fact Sheet
 - Spanish
 
Illinois Early Learning Standards for Kindergarten 

NOTE: School Districts are required to administer this assessment. Student participation in this assessment is not optional. This assessment is administered by the Early Childhood Division of ISBE. Please direct questions to the Contact form at www.isbe.net/earlychi


New for 2016-2017: Enhanced Physical Education in Illinois

ISBE Webpage for Enhanced Physical Education in Illinois
 
IL Learning Standards - Physical Development & Health
 
Q & A on PE Assessment & Data Reporting Rules
 
NOTE: School Districts are required to administer this assessment. Student participation in this assessment is not optional. Please submit any questions using the Contact Us form at isbe.net/assessment 










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