|2015-2016||Name of Assessment||Assessment Window||Assessment Window|
|Grades 3-8 & 10||ISTEP + Part I Applied Skills (online)||February 29, 2016||March 11, 2016|
|Grades 3-8 & 10||ISTEP + Part II Multiple Choice & Techanology Enhanced (online)|
|Grade 3||IREAD 3 (online)||March 14, 2016||
|Grades 3-8 & 10||ISTAR Part I (online)||October 5, 2015||November 6, 2015|
|ISTAR Part 2 (online)||January 11, 2016||February 20, 2016|
|ISTAR Part 3 (online)||April 11, 2016||May 20, 2016|
|Grades 10-12||ECA Early Winter (online)||December 8,2015||December 17, 2015|
|ECA Spring (online)||May 10, 2016||May 19, 2016|
|Grades K-12||WIDA for English Language Learners (online 1-12)||January 11, 2015||February, 2016|
|Grades 11-12||Accuplacer Part I (online)||October 5, 2015||November 25, 2015|
|Accuplacer Part II (online)||February 15, 2016||April 1, 2016|
Indiana Statewide Testing of Educational Progress (ISTEP +)
(ISTEP+) measures what students know and are able to do at each grade in levels 3-8 and grade 10. Based on Indiana's College & Career Ready Standards, ISTEP+ provides a learning check-up to make sure students are on track in their learning. Testing occurs in the spring and is given in two parts. The first is in March and is composed of written-response questions. The second part occurs in April through early May and is composed of multiple-choice and technology enhanced questions.
End of Course Assessment (ECA)
Aligned with Indiana’s Academic Standards these assessments are final exams measuring what students know and do upon completion of targeted courses Algebra I and English 10 Students in grade ten, eleven and twelve who did not passECA are given two testing sessions per school year.
English Learner Assessment (WIDA)
The purpose of the English Learner assessment is to determine a student's level of English proficiency. The placement test, administered upon the student's arrival in the United States, is used to determine the EL services appropriate for the student. The annual assessment, administered in January and February, is used to determine the student's current level of English proficiency and for accountability purposes.