Acuity (Grades 3-8, Algebra I, English 10)

Posted: Wed, 08/17/2011 - 9:04am Updated: Wed, 09/24/2014 - 1:55pm

Purpose

The purpose of the Acuity assessments is to provide diagnostic measures for grade 3-8 students in English/Language Arts (ELA), Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies, as well as for students in Algebra I and English 10.  Assessment reports provide standards-aligned performance data, which support an educator's ability to inform instruction at the student, class, school, and corporation level.

The 2014-15 ELA and Math Acuity Readiness Assessments for grades 3-8 are aligned to the college- and career-ready 2014 Indiana Academic Standards.  The 2014-15 Science and Social Studies Acuity Assessments are available as Predictive or Standard Diagnostic, and Acuity Algebra I and English 10 are available as Predictive Assessments.  Please click HERE for an overview of the Acuity assessments for grades 3-8, Algebra I, and English 10.

Assessment Blueprints: ELA and Math Readiness, Science and Social Studies Predictive

Year English/Language Arts Math Science Social Studies
2014-15 Click Here Click Here Click Here Click Here

Assessment Blueprints: Science and Social Studies Standard Diagnostic 

YEAR SCIENCE SOCIAL STUDIES
2014-15 PDF PDF

Assessment Blueprints: Algebra I and English 10 Predictive

YEAR ENGLISH 10 Algebra I
2014-15 Click Here Click Here

Additional Resources

Results

Schools can access the results of Acuity assessments throughout the year, as Acuity assessments in English/Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies are administered at different intervals, dependent upon the assessment path (Readiness, Diagnostic or Predictive). More frequent Acuity assessments can also be administered for diagnostic purposes. For specific results, please contact the student's school. For more information, please visit the Acuity website.

Contact

Office of Student Assessment
istep@doe.in.gov
Telephone: (317) 232-9050
Toll Free: (888) 544-7837