• The Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Department serves as the information center for various assessments in the district and coordinates the following:  

    • Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress Plus (ISTEP+)
    • ISTEP+ End-Of-Course Assessment (ECA)
    • Indiana Reading Evaluation And Determination (IREAD-3)
    • ACCUPLACER (Grades 11-12)
    • Acuity Readiness (Grades 3-8)
    • Acuity Diagnostic (Grade 2)
    • Acuity Predictive (Algebra I / English 10)
    • Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA)
    • National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)
    • Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS)


    If you have any questions about assessment related issues, please contact one of the following:



     Contact Information for Other Assessments:


    • The National Center and State Collaborative (NCSC) alternate assessment and the Indiana Standards Tool for Alternative Reporting (ISTAR) used to measure student achievement are coordinated through the Special Education Office  https://www.mccsc.edu//site/Default.aspx?PageID=88


    • Acuity Readiness / Predictive Assessments are used to monitor student learning of the new standards and to provide measurements for grades 3-8 students in English / language arts, mathematics, science and social studies. Acuity Diagnostic is assessed at grade 2 for English language arts and math. Acuity Predictive is used for Algebra I / English 10 assessments.  https://www.mccsc.edu//site/Default.aspx?PageID=78


    • WIDA ACCESS assessment is used to determine a student’s level of English proficiency is coordinated through the Office of English Language Learning.  https://www.mccsc.edu/Page/1429