Office of Student Assessment

Posted: Fri, 07/29/2011 - 8:29am Updated: Mon, 07/18/2016 - 11:57am


The Office of Student Assessment manages multiple statewide assessments which provide measures of student knowledge and understanding and can be used to make informed decisions that help improve student achievement. Click on the assessment links below for more information about Indiana's statewide assessments. The Indiana Assessment Program Manual contains policies and procedures for Indiana's assessment system.

Assessment Testing Windows

2015-2016 Indiana Assessment Program Manual


Chapter 1
Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+)

Chapter 2
End-of-Course Assessments (ECAs)

Chapter 3
Indiana Reading Evaluation And Diagnostic (IREAD)

Chapter 4
Alternate Assessment: Indiana Standards Tool for Alternate Reporting (ISTAR)

Chapter 5
Kindergarten Readiness Assessment: Indiana Standards Tool for Alternate Reporting – Kindergarten Readiness (ISTAR-KR)

Chapter 6
English Language Proficiency Assessment: World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment (WIDA)

Chapter 7
Formative Assessment

Chapter 8
College- and Career-Readiness Assessment: ACCUPLACER

Chapter 9
National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)

Chapter 10
Testing Policies, Administration, and Security

Chapter 11
Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT)

Chapter 12
Advanced Placement (AP) Tests

Chapter 13
International Baccalaureate (IB) Tests

Appendix A: Documents Pursuant to 511 IAC 5-5
Code of Ethical Practices and Procedures
Protocol for Reporting and Investigating Alleged Breaches or Irregularities
Indiana Testing Security and Integrity Agreement

Appendix B: Forms
ECA Date Change Request
ISTEP+, ISTAR, & IREAD-3 Date Change Request
Bilingual Dictionary Request
• Medical Exemption Student Information Form
Request for Non-Standard Assessment Accommodation
Testing Irregularity Report
Testing Concerns and Security Violations Report
Social Media and/or Device Concern (Cell Phone/iPad/Other) Report

Appendix C: Accessibility and Accommodations Guidance

Appendix D: Technical Aspects of Statewide Assessments

Appendix E: Test Administration Windows

Appendix F: Sample Items and Rubrics

Appendix G: Definitions of Relevant Terms

Appendix H: Transition Chart: Indiana’s Graduation Examination and High School Accountability Assessments

Appendix I: Approved Bilingual Dictionary List

Documents Established Pursuant to SBOE Administrative Rule, 511 IAC 5-5

    Indiana's Assessments

    Staff Directory

    Name and Position Email Phone
    Frantz, Sarah
    Assessment Support Specialist (317) 232-9050
    Kemp, Benjamin
    Mathematics and Science Assessment Specialist (317) 232-9050
    Mastrucci, Adam
    End-of-Course Assessment Specialist (317) 232-9050
    O'Malley, Mark
    NAEP Specialist (317) 232-9050
    Rieman-Johns, Randi
    Assessment Programs Manager (317) 232-9050
    Stargel, Jennifer
    English/ Language Arts and Social Studies Assessment Specialist (317) 232-9050
    Staten, Joe
    Mathematics Assessment Specialist (317) 232-9050
    Stein, Karen
    Special Programs Assessment Specialist (317) 232-9050
    Stephens, Tricia
    Assessment Program Coordinator (317) 232-9050
    Thompson, Erin
    English/Language Arts Assessment Specialist (317) 232-9050