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Office of Student Assessment

Posted: Fri, 07/29/2011 - 8:29am Updated: Wed, 11/04/2015 - 8:16am

ISTEP+ Grades 3-8 and Grade 10 Experience Online and ISTAR Experience Online Coming in Fall 2015

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 Position Email Phone
    Hedlund, Erin Mathematics Assessment 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) 234-5595
    Stein, Karen Special Programs Assessment Specialist (317) 232-9050
    Thompson, Erin English/Language Arts Assessment Specialist (317) 232-9050
    Trice, Sholonda Assistant Director of Student Assessment (317) 232-9050
    Walker, Michele Director of Student Assessment (317) 232-9050