The Proven Advantages of the Iowa Assessments
Humboldt Community School has administered the Iowa Assessments from Iowa Testing Programs to measure student achievement and growth from Third through Grade 11 as defined by the Iowa Core. The Iowa Assessments offer a host of enhancements to help educators meet today’s evolving educational needs while allowing for comparisons with previous years.
The Iowa Assessments enable administrators and educators to:
- Monitor Growth using a continuous, researched-based, vertical scale to accurately measure academic progress from Kindergarten through high school
- Indicate College and Career Readiness through high-quality, easily accessible, and interpretable assessment data helping educators and families determine whether students are on track for college and careers
- Evaluate Student Mastery of next-generation skills and rigorous learning standards defined by the Iowa Core
2018-19 Iowa Assessments
The Iowa Statewide Assessment of Student Progress (ISASP) is the NEW IOWA assessments being developed by Iowa Testing Programs at the University of Iowa for the state of Iowa. The assessments are aligned with the Iowa Core standards and provide a clear and accurate assessment of student learning outcomes. Student growth, proficiency and readiness indicators will be reported.
The new assessments will be administered between March and May 2019 and will be available in online and paper formats. The grade levels, tests, and recommended administration times are provided below: