Testing Program Information
The Iowa Assessment (formerly the Iowa Tests of Basic Skills) are given to students in grades 3-8 in October of each year. CRS (constructed response survey for reading) will be administered to students in grade four, CRS (mathematics) are administered to students in grade 6. Students in grade 8 take the SCASS assessment (Science). All data from the assessments is utilized for the Annual Progress Report (APR), which is sent to the State Department of Education to monitor student achievement.