Iowa Assessments


Iowa Assessment test dates are scheduled for February. Assessment make up exams dates are the week subsequent to the scheduled test week.

3rd – 8th grades without accommodations

  • Reading Comprehension – The Reading Comprehension test has been divided into two parts. Each part is to be administered in a separate session. The working time for the first session is 25 minutes; for the second session, it is 30 minutes.
  • Math Concepts and Estimation – The Math Concepts and Estimation test has been divided into two parts. Each part is to be administered in a separate session. The working time for the first session is 25 minutes; for the second session it is 5 minutes. The use of calculators is permitted only on Part 1, Concepts. Calculators are not to be used on Part 2, Estimation.
  • Math Problem Solving and Data Interpretation – The working time for Math Problem Solving and Data Interpretation is 30 minutes. Students may use calculators on this test.
  • Science – 5th and 8th graders are required to take this test. The working time for Science is 30 minutes.

9th – 11th grades without accommodations

  • Reading Comprehension – The working time for this test is 40 minutes.
  • Math Concepts and Problem Solving – The working time for Math Concepts and Problem Solving is 40 minutes. Students may use calculators on this test.
  • Science – 11th graders are required to take this test. The working time for Science is 40 minutes.