Testing and Assessment FAQs

What tests are required as part of the program?

Students who are enrolled in Iowa Virtual Academy are required to take the following tests:

  • K12 lesson assessments
  • K12 unit assessments
  • Iowa Tests of Basic Skills (ITBS)
    Math and Language Arts for students in grades 3-11
    Science for students in grades 5, 8 and 11
  • DIBELS for students in grades K-2
  • Diagnostic assessments for students in grades 3-12

Do I have to participate in state testing?

Families enrolling at IAVA must be willing to participate in all required areas of the program.