Spring 2018 ISTEP+ results were released Wednesday afternoon by the Indiana Department of Education. For the first time ever, schools and corporations conducted the assessments online.
According to a news release from the Indiana Department of Education, “performance remained stable across content areas in grades 3-8, with slight increases in grade 8 English/Language Arts and grade 3 mathematics.
ISTEP+ is an assessment of more rigorous Indiana Academic Standards adopted in 2014 for English/Language Arts and Mathematics. Altogether, ISTEP+ assesses English/Language Arts, Mathematics in grades 3-8 and 10, Science in grades 4, 6, and 10, and Social Studies in grades 5 and 7.
In total, 2.6 million assessments were given successfully online across all grades and content areas.