• ILEARN (Grade 3-8 & Biology) and HS Assessment Transition

    Introduction to ILEARN

    Students in grades 3-8 and Biology participated in ILEARN during the spring of 2019. 
    Indiana Learning Evaluation Assessment Readiness Network (ILEARN) assesses students in grades 3-8 and High School Biology. ILEARN contributes to annual accountability measures.

    ILEARN for Families 

    ILEARN assesses achievement of Indiana Academic Standards for the following grades and subject areas:

    • English/Language Arts (Grades 3-8)
    • Mathematics (Grades 3-8)
    • Science (Grades 4, 6, and Biology)
    • Social Studies (Grade 5)

    *ILEARN Spring 2019 Results*

    ILEARN Scores - How to Access on Skyward 

    Scores are released by the Indiana Department of Education. 
    Use the resources listed below in learn more about your child's individual scoring report. 

    Parents- The links below help as you review your child's individual score report. 

    How to interpret your child's ILEARN Score Report 

    IDOE Talking Points - outlining the results 

    ILEARN State Approved Cut Scores 

    Results are reported in Proficiency Levels.
    Ratings are listed from 1 to 4 
    Proficency Levels indicate which profiency level your child is placed into based on the overall scale scores. 

    1. Below proficiency
    2. Approaching proficiency
    3. At proficency 
    4. Above proficiency

    Lexile and Quantiles Scores 

    Lexiles measure two things; The strength of a student's reading skills and the difficulty/complexity of a text. Expressed in numbers followed by an "L" (for exampl, 850L) This will serve as a guide in selecting books for your child. 

    Quantiles measure two things: What the student already knows about mathematics and what the student is ready to learn. 

    College and Career Readiness indicator helps you as a parent know if your child is meeting
    college-and-career readiness standards. 


    Parents as you are reviewing scores with your child, there are a few things to consider.
    Remember to use the guide that is linked below. 
    How to interpret your child's ILEARN Score Report 

    1. What are your child's strengths? 

    2. What are areas of growth? 

    Ready to look at sample items? 
    The IDOE has several items for each grade level to view and practice. 

    ILEARN Sample Items and Scoring are found here! 


    ILEARN Testing Dates for 2019-2020 
    Grades 3-8        April 20 - May 15, 2020
    Biology              April 20 - May 22, 2020

    ISTEP+ (Applies to current 10th graders) 
    ISTEP (ELA and Math)   February 24 - March 20, 2020

    High School Assessment Transition Plan 2018-2023
    HS ISTEP Released Item Plan for 2018-2022


    *What resources are available to help prepare my child for ILEARN?


    The Released Items Repository provides sample tests for all grade levels and content areas. Students can practice answering questions and using the different tools that are available.

    For additional resources that describe the assessment (including our test blueprints and item specifications), visit our Test Design webpage.