The Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) announces the cancellation of the upcoming Spring 2020 assessment windows. Please note this guidance applies to all corporations and/or schools responsible for delivering state assessments within Indiana. The specific assessments are noted below with additional details:
The Spring 2020 IREAD-3 assessment is cancelled.
A decision about the Summer 2020 IREAD-3 Retest
for currently enrolled fourth and fifth graders needing this requirement will
be made at a later date.
(3-8, End-of-Course Assessments)
The Spring 2020 ILEARN assessment is cancelled.
The Winter 2020 ILEARN Biology results and
rescore opportunity will bedeployed at a later date more conducive to
corporation and school availability to engage in the review of student
The ISTEP+ Part 1 and 2 First Time
Administration is cancelled for the remaining duration in Spring 2020.
ISTEP+ Winter 2020 test results will be deployed
on April 6, 2020 as previously scheduled to inform decisions about remediation
and graduation requirements.
A decision about the Summer 2020 ISTEP+ Retest
will be made at a later date.
The I AM assessment is cancelled.
WIDA Screeners should be provided to students
per federal guidance to the extent the corporation or school is open to
determine associated services upon enrollment. No action is required if the corporation
or school building is formally closed to students. Contact our office for
additional guidance in varying circumstances.
Early Learning Assessment
ISPROUT continues to be available for early
childhood providers to indicate ratings to the extent providers are open and
available to do so. ISPROUT administration should be deprioritized as rationale
for decisions regarding provider access. Contact our office for additional
guidance in varying circumstances.
The Department will release additional guidance to schools
as it becomes available.