Testing and Assessment FAQs
What tests will my child be required to take?
All Iowa Virtual Academy (IAVA) students are required to take the following tests:
- Course lesson assessments
- Course unit assessments
- Iowa State Assessment of Student Progress (ISASP)
— Math, reading, and language arts for students in grades 3–11
— Science for students in grades 5, 8, and 10
- Fast Bridge for students in grades K–6
- Diagnostic assessments (Star 360) for students in grades K–12
Will my child have to participate in state testing?
Yes. As public school students, all IAVA students must participate in all state-mandated testing. This is a mandatory requirement.