What does ISTEP stand for in Indiana?
Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus
Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (usually referred to simply as ISTEP or ISTEP+) was an annual No Child Left Behind test designed by the Indiana Department of Education to measure students’ mastery of basic skills, particularly reading, writing, and mathematics.
How do you know if you passed ISTEP?
The Parent Portal, via ISTEP testing vendor Pearson, can be accessed using a standard web browser and visiting results.pearsonaccessnext.com. Adults must sign up for an account, login and enter the student’s claim code. You will see your child’s score and performance level: Did Not Pass, Pass or Pass+.
Is ISTEP mandatory in Indiana?
As part of No Child Left Behind, Indiana students are also required to participate in the ISTEP Science assessment, but the Science assessment is not part of the graduation exam requirement.
What happens if you dont pass ISTEP?
Students who don’t pass ISTEP can instead receive a waiver after retaking it every year or fulfill their diploma requirements by completing a graduation pathway, which gives students options such as taking dual credit courses or earning an industry-recognized certification.
What happens if you fail Istep?
What happens if you fail Ilearn?
Many educators were already frustrated by the ILEARN exams. Students don’t face consequences if they don’t pass. But the test results are supposed to be a large chunk of the formula used to judge the quality of elementary and middle schools on the state’s A-F grading system.
Do Indiana students have to pass Istep to graduate?
The new graduation examination requirement for students who entered high school in 2015-16 (graduating class of 2019) and after is to take and pass the Grade 10 ISTEP+ in English/Language Arts and Mathematics.