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The Illinois Assessment of Readiness (IAR) is the state assessment and accountability measure for Illinois students enrolled in a public school district. IAR assesses the New Illinois Learning Standards Incorporating the Common Core and will be administered in English language arts and mathematics to all students in grades 3-8.

UPDATE: May 30, 2023

 Parent Portal

The Illinois Assessment of Readiness Parent Portal is now available for parents/guardians. The Parent Portal provides parents and guardians online access to their child’s performance on the IAR test for English Language Arts/Literacy and Mathematics. The IAR Parent Portal User Guide is available and has information on how to create an account, log in to the account, and add claim codes to access student score reports and videos of Individual Student Reports (ISRs). The portal will also allow parents/guardians to track their student’s scores from year to year, beginning with the spring 2021 results. The unique access code can be found on each student's ISR. View IAR Sample Parent Video​.

Districts were informed via ClickDimensions about the introduction of the Parent Portal and how to inform parents of this new featurePDF Document.

Parent Portal Resources:

 Manuals & Technology

Pearson has updated the TestNav system requirements for the 2022-23 school year. The TestNav app must be downloaded and installed prior to spring 2023 testing.

These test documents and materials are for the spring/fall 2023 test administration.

 IAR Key Dates

Pearson Assessments has been awarded the contract to administer the IAR. The test administration platform and test delivery platform will be the same as it has been in the past. There will be no additional changes to accommodations for students taking the assessments. If you have any additional questions or concerns, please contact our Assessment Department at​

Corrections and Reporting Window Key Dates
OnDemand Reporting (Preliminary Scores available in PAN) ​
Available NOW​​​​
IAR Assessment Enrollment Verification Window
NOW - 07/31/23​
IAR Corrections Window NOW -  8/25/23​​
Preliminary Summative File posted in PAN (no growth) Available NOW
Final Summative File (w/growth) available in SIS Anticipated by 7/10/23
Electronic ISRs available in PAN
District Summary of Schools available in PAN
School Student Roster available in PAN
Performance Level Summary Reports available in PAN
Hard-copy ISRs delivered to districts and schools 7/26/23-8/11/23
Content Standards Roster & Data File available in PAN
Evidence Statement Analysis & Data File available in PAN
Parent Portal will open 7/28/23​

 Training Presentations & Webinars

 Archived Materials





Summary Files Posted on Pearson Access Next (PAN)

Pearson has posted summary reports/files (under Published Reports) on Pearson Access Next. District/school staff with the District Coordinator role, School Test Coordinator role, or Report Access role will be able to view the reports (at the district and/or school level).

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