Illinois Science Assessment

  • In compliance with Illinois testing requirements, District 47 will administer the Illinois Science Assessment (ISA) to fifth and eighth grade students between March 1, 2018 and April 20, 2018The assessment will be administered in an online format and is aligned to the Illinois Learning Standards for science incorporating the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) adopted in 2014.


    The test time allotted is approximately one hour and will consist of 18 questions on the fifth grade test and 23 questions on the eighth grade test. To learn more about the assessment, see the links below from the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) or visit the ISBE website at