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Iowa Complete Annual Assessment (Grades PreK-8)


Iowa Complete Overview

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  • The Iowa Complete is a set of standardized achievement tests used for assessing children’s skills in English, math, history, and science. 
  • The Iowa Complete is taken by students for two days. Students should plan to test for both days.
  • A parent or trusted adult is required to be present during testing.
  • Before signing up for the Iowa Complete, see all standardized testing options.
  • Click here for a guide on understanding Iowa Complete assessment scores.

Iowa Complete Webinar

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2023-2024 Iowa Complete Testing Window

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  • 2023-2024 School Year
    • May 1 and 2
  • No make-up days will be available.
  • For students in the Online and Sapphire Live Programs, no assignments will be assigned on the two testing days. 
  • Students in the Online Program will still have access to Ignitia and can use these days to catch up or work ahead.


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  • Parents will receive a Registration/Opt-Out Form for each student in grades PreK-8 via email.
  • The registration form will be provided during March and must be submitted by March 31, at 11:59 pm Pacific time. No late registrations will be accepted due to licensing requirements.


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  • REQUIRED - The adult proctor who will be present with the student while testing MUST take the Iowa Complete Parent Course.
    • This course will take 10-20 to complete. It is comprised of training material, one matching pair question, 28 multiple-choice questions, and three fill-in-the-blank questions.
    • It must be completed by Tuesday, April 30, at 11:59 pm Pacific Time.
    • The course only needs to be taken one time annually, even if you have more than one student who will be taking the Iowa Complete.
    • Important: Your family must complete the course before testing days AND provide in the course the same email as you provide in the Iowa Complete Registration Form. Failure to do so will result in your family not receiving the link to take the assessments on testing days.
  • Recommended - Join the Spring Assessment Webinar Question and Answer Session on Monday, April 22, at 12 pm Pacific Time. A recording will be made available in the Iowa Complete group in the Enlightium Parents app after the event.
  • Recommended - To best prepare for the days of the assessment, download and complete the Iowa Complete Checklist.
  • Optional - Order practice material ahead of time.

Daily Schedules

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Assessment Cost

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  • There is no fee to take the Iowa Complete for students in the Sapphire Live, Diamond, and Gold support packages.
  • There is a $50 fee to take the Iowa Complete for students in the Homeschool Program, Silver+, Silver, and Bronze support packages.

Technical Requirements

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  • A computer 
    • A PC, Mac, or Chromebook
    • The Chrome, Safari, or Edge browser installed
  • A webcam
  • A microphone; during testing, the audio should be enabled but the student can be muted. This will allow the student and their Enlightium proctor to be able to talk.

Before Testing Days

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  • Register for the Iowa Complete. Registration for the 2023-2024 school year will open in March of 2024. 
  • Join the Iowa Complete group on the Enlightium Parents app
  • Mark your calendar. The Iowa Complete is scheduled for Wednesday, May 1, and Thursday, May 2, 2024. 
  • Find an Adult Proctor. This is usually the parent/guardian, but can also be a trusted adult friend or family member. The Adult Proctor is present with the student to ensure that the student does not open any other tabs or use another device while testing. 
  • Optionally, purchase Iowa Complete practice material or access practice tests here.

Preparing for the Test

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Testing Session Windows

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  • Session A
    • Hawaii Time - 3-7 am
    • Alaska Time - 5-9 am
    • Pacific Time - 6-10 am
    • Mountain Time - 7-11 am
    • Central Time - 8 am - 12 pm
    • Eastern Time - 9 am - 1 pm
  • Session B
    • Hawaii Time - 7-11 am
    • Alaska Time - 9 am - 1 pm
    • Pacific Time - 10 am - 2 pm
    • Mountain Time - 11 am - 3 pm
    • Central Time - 12-4 pm
    • Eastern Time - 1-5 pm
  • Session C
    • Hawaii Time - 11 am - 3 pm
    • Alaska Time - 1-5 pm
    • Pacific Time - 2-6 pm
    • Mountain Time - 3-7 pm
    • Central Time - 4-8 pm
    • Eastern Time - 5-9 pm

What to Expect on the Days of the Test

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The Days of Testing

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  1. You will receive a link to join via email. If possible, join 15 minutes before your testing window begins. 
  2. Join the Zoom session with a webcam on and audio enabled; students can be muted. 
  3. Open the Riverside website. 
  4. Wait until your Enlighitum proctor walks you through the steps to sign in and begin testing. 
  5. Testing will last for around four hours each day.

After Testing Days

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  1. Makeup days for missed tests will not be available. 
  2. Within a few weeks, you will receive the test results via email.


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  • If you are experiencing technical issues, email support@enlightiumacademy.com.
  • If you have questions about your state’s standardized test requirements, research your state’s laws or ask other families on the Enlightium Parents app in your state’s group.

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