State of Illinois Assessments April 8-18, Grades 3-8

The Illinois Assessment of Readiness (IAR) is the accountability measure for Illinois students enrolled in a public school district. The IAR (formerly PARCC)  assesses the Illinois Learning Standards incorporating the Common Core in the areas of English Language Arts / Literacy  and Mathematics.  The IAR is an online assessment administered over several days.  Students in Grades 5 and 8 will also take an additional science test, the Illinois Science Assessment.  Each school will have a slightly different testing schedule during this time frame.  For questions regarding the state assessments please contact the Curriculum Department at 708-215-7009.