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Jennifer Gill, Superintendent
1900 West Monroe Street
Springfield, IL 62704
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Illinois Science Assessment Window FY17 - Grade 5, 8 and High School Biology

March 13 - April 7
April 17 - April 28

download Item Counts and Times for Illinois Science Assessment

Here are the Item Counts and Times for grades 5, 8, and High School.

New State Science Assessment

Illinois and District 186 will administer an online Science assessment to students in grades 5, 8, and those enrolled in high school Biology in compliance with federal testing requirements. The test will be aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards and use an open source technology platform known as TAO. The timeline for testing will be late April through the month of May, with the test taking about two days. Details will be forthcoming from the Illinois State Board of Education.