Who takes this test?
- English/Language Arts – All students grades 3 through 8, grade 10
- Mathematics – All students grades 3 through 8, grade 10
- Science – All students grades 4 and 6
- Social Studies – All students grades 5 and 7
Local Infrastructure Trial – Nov 8-9, 2017
Statewide Readiness Test – Feb 7, 2018
ISTEP+ Part 1 – February 26 through March 9, 2018
ISTEP+ Part 2 – April 16 through May 4, 2018
The Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) has been implemented as a summative measure of student achievement in the subject areas of English/Language Arts, Mathematics, Science (Grades 4 and 6), and Social Studies (Grades 5 and 7). In particular, ISTEP+ reports student achievement levels according to the Indiana Academic Standards that were adopted by the Indiana State Board of Education. Students in grades 3-8 and 10 participate in this statewide assessment. The assessments are administered in two parts: Part 1 consists of applied skills (open-ended) items, and Part 2 includes multiple-choice and technology-enhanced items. Both Part 1 and Part 2 are required components of the ISTEP+ program and are used to measure student mastery of the Indiana Academic Standards. Beginning with the class of 2019, ISTEP+ Grade 10 will become the graduation qualifying exam.