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Iowa Testing Programs provides sound, accurate, and actionable information for a variety of purposes and audiences, including:
  • Measuring student achievement
  • Monitoring student growth
  • Making relative comparisons
  • Informing decisions about students
  • Meeting state and federal requirements

Assessments designed and developed by Iowa Testing Programs are informed by empirical research studies conducted both nationally and in the state of Iowa.


June, 2018

Our Belin-Blank Exceptional Student Talent Search (BESTS) search tool is up to date with all of the Iowa schools’ test data for 2017-18.

April, 2018

As the end of the school year approaches it is a good time to administer the online Iowa End of Course Assessments. Learn more about the subjects tested and content coverage here.

April, 2018

All regular annual testing for enrolled students in Iowa schools should be completed by May 4, 2018. All answer documents and test booklets for regular annual testing must be received at the scoring center by May 9, 2018. Check the Important Dates (login required) page for more detail.

March, 2018

ITP invites participants to join Online Writing Research study this Spring. Click here for details.

March, 2018

Announcing: The Iowa Algebra Readiness Assessment is Chromebook-ready! A Chromebook app is now available in the online Chrome Store for administration of the IARA.

February, 2018

Access alignment information to aid in the interpretation of results from the Iowa Assessments. Click here.

February, 2018

Efficiency improvements allow ITP to regularly score and report the Iowa Assessments one week after student documents are received.

February, 2018

ITP has begun sending out the following reports to Fall and Midyear testers:

The Iowa Growth Report summarizes student growth on the Iowa Assessments for the 2017-2018 school year.

The Iowa Core Report summarizes achievement information on the Iowa Core for your students, your AEA and the state.

Educators will find these helpful for analyzing and sharing results with interested stakeholders, including staff, School Board members, the press and the public. District reports may be downloaded from the eITP webpage. Click here for information about interpretation.

December, 2017

The Iowa Core Report and Iowa Growth Report from Iowa Testing Programs are ready for most 2017-2018 fall testers in Iowa. The reports provide summaries of proficiency, growth and Iowa Core information for your students. Click here to access the reports for your district.

November, 2017

Use the results of the Iowa Assessments to inform local discussions. Click here to learn more.

August, 2017

Welcome back for the 2017-2018 school year! We will begin accepting new registrations and bar code orders for Iowa schools the week of August 28th.

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This website is designed primarily to inform Iowa educators about the Iowa Statewide Testing Program. For information about using the Iowa Tests in all other states, contact our publisher, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.