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Spring Standardized Assessments (3-12)

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Standardized Assessment Overview

  • Standardized tests are designed to demonstrate to the parents and students whether the child is performing at the grade-appropriate and age-appropriate levels. 

  • The test also demonstrates the performance of the class, which helps the school assess the effectiveness of its teaching methods. 

  • The results will help Enlightium administration identify and address areas of strength and areas needing improvement to better serve our students.

  • The test results will not affect their current grades at Enlightium Academy. 

  • Note: the Stanford 10 is no longer available through Enlightium Academy. Instead, students can take the Iowa Complete or the IXL assessments.

Does My Student Need to Take a Spring Assessment?

  • Not all students are required or able to take a Spring assessment through Enlightium

  • Some state regulations require an annual assessment; see the "Regulations by State" section below.

  • Enlightium offers:

Spring Assessment Schedule

  • April 1-24, 2022: Registration opens for the Iowa Complete and the IXL assessments; no late registration will be available. Registration for high school assessments is completed outside of Enlightium.
  • May 4- 5, 2022: Spring assessments

Regulations by State

  • According to HSLDA.org and/or Propublica.org as of March of 2022, the following states have an annual standardized assessment requirement:
  • Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Washington D.C., and West Virginia

  • These states often require the parent to provide to the state the assessment results.

  • Please review our state blogs and conduct additional research to confirm if your state does or does not require an annual assessment

Assessments by Grade Level

Grade Levelixl.comIowa CompleteCollege-Prep*
PreK-2N/A**N/A**N/A**
3-8
9-12

*Not available through Enlightium Academy.

**Please note that many states require a standardized assessment; if your state has this requirement, speak to your local school district for a waiver or for direction to take an assessment locally.

Assessment Cost

Support Packageixl.comIowa CompleteCollege-Prep
PreK-2N/AN/AN/A
Bronze$50N/A
Silver$50N/A
Silver+$50N/A
GoldN/A
DiamondN/A
Sapphire Live

N/A

Unique Student Situations

Situationixl.comIowa CompleteOpt-Out Waiver
The student is enrolled in the Accelerated ProgramRecommended

The student has a Summer School extensionRecommended

The student is in the Intervention Program*
Recommended if living in a state that requires an assessmentRecommended if not living in a state that requires an assessment

*No assignments will be assigned in Ignitia on the testing days. However, students will still have access to Ignitia and can use these days to catch up or work ahead.

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