State Assessments

  • ACCESS is an online standards-based, criterion referenced English language proficiency test. It assesses social and instructional English as well as the language associated with language areas, mathematics, science and social studies within the school context across the four language domains (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing). This assessment is administered to Limited English Proficient students.

    Grades Tested: K-12

    Areas Tested: Reading, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies


    Illinois Assessment of Readiness (IAR) is an online assessment that measures how well students are mastering content aligned to Illinois’ new learning standards that are tied to college and career readiness. 

    DLM- Dynamic Learning Maps are an alternative way for students with significant cognitive disabilities to demonstrate their learning.

    Grades Tested: 3-8 

    Areas Tested: Reading and Mathematics 


    Illinois Science Assessment (ISA) is an online assessment that is aligned to the Illinois Learning Standards for Science incorporating the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), which were adopted in 2014. 

    Grades Tested: 5, 8 and 11

    Areas Tested: English Language Arts and Mathematics


    PSAT  assesses reading, math, and writing skills; provides excellent practice for the SAT; and connects students to scholarships and personalized online tools.  PSAT assesses students in critical reading, math and writing.

    Grades Tested: 10 & 11

    Areas Tested: Reading, Math and Writing Skills


    SAT The SAT is being offered on April 13th to all Junior level students.  
    Parent Presentation
    Official SAT Practice

    Grades Tested: 11

    Areas Tested: Reading, Math, Wrtings and Essay