Standardized Assessments

Standardized Assessment Information

In accordance with Public Act 099-0590, the District offers information on the standardized testing. Information on all standardized tests can be found on the District 146 Assessment Calendar.

NWEA MAP Testing

All students in kindergarten through eighth grade take the MAP tests. 
Kindergarten: No MAP Testing
Grades 1-8: Fall, Winter, and Spring

What is MAP Testing?

NWEA MAP Resources For Our Families

Illinois Assessment of Readiness (IAR)

All students in grades 3-8 take the IAR test. 

Testing Results

Standardized tests typically follow a uniform format and scoring system, facilitating consistent evaluation across various classrooms, schools, or even the district.

Standardized test results are used to assess the academic performance of students and measure their understanding of prescribed curriculum standards. The results help teachers identify both strengths and weaknesses in their students' learning and help guide instructional decisions and curriculum adjustments.

It is crucial to acknowledge that no single test provides a complete picture of student performance. Standardized test results are just one of many factors used to measure the progress and development of well-rounded students.
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