Assessment

ASCI Student Assessment

Student Assessment

Program

Full-service Student Assessment

Assessment Providers

ACSI offers a full-service student assessment program to help meet the unique needs of schools. Formative and summative testing products and services are current and meet the highest standards of psychometric and technical excellence. Scoring and reporting systems provide timely access to a variety of comparative and diagnostic scores in formats that allow schools to disaggregate and analyze individual and group results. They provide valid and reliable information about your students’ achievement and ability.

TerraNova 3 (K–12)

Data Recognition Corporation/CTB
Normed 2011
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Cognitive Skills Assessment InView, Grades 2–12
Test Format Paper/Pencil
Available Scores Norm-referenced
Performance Levels, Objective Performance Index, ACT Predictive Scores
Types of Comparisons National; Christian School; ACSI Region
Available Test Windows Fall & Spring
Formative Tools Available Classroom Connections
CSP Home Activities
Standards Alignment National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), International Reading Association (IRA), National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), National Science Standards and Frameworks, National Council for the Social Studies
Longitudinal Tracking Yes
Links to ACT/SAT Scores ACT Predictive Score at Grade 10–12
Areas Assessed Reading, Language, Math, Science, Social Studies, and Bible
Scoring Format Paper, PDF copies posted in DRC Insight, Dynamic Reporting using Assessment Data Online, export to PDF/Excel. Optional reports can be printed for a fee.
Scoring Turnaround Time Spring 2018; approximately 14 business days of receipt of documents for online and paper reports
Item Type Closed response (multiple choice)
Professional Development/Program Support ACSI Assessment Support Dashboard; Live Webinars and On-Demand Videos; Virtual, Site, and Workshop Trainings
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Iowa Assessments (K–12)

Houghton-Mifflin Harcourt
Normed 2017
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Cognitive Skills Assessment CogAT (Cognitive Abilities Test), Grades K–12
Test Format Paper/Pencil, Online
Available Scores Norm-referenced
Domain/Skill Performance Level, ACT/SAT Predictive Scores, College/Career Readiness
Types of Comparisons National; Christian School
Available Test Windows Fall & Spring
Formative Tools Available Riverside Interims
Standards Alignment College and Career Readiness—features updated content and focus on current best-in-class state, national, and international benchmarks and standards of educational achievement
Longitudinal Tracking Yes
Links to ACT/SAT Scores ACT/SAT Preparedness Scores Grade 6 and up
Areas Assessed Reading, Language, Math, Social Studies, and Science
Scoring Format Dynamic Reporting via DataManager (online), printable PDFs, multiple format data export. Optional reports may be printed for a fee.
Scoring Turnaround Time Spring 2018; online and paper reports will be within 10 business days of receipt of documents
Item Type Closed response (multiple choice)
Professional Development/Program Support ACSI Assessment Support Dashboard; DataManager Training Management System; Live Webinars and On-Demand Videos; Virtual, Site, and Workshop Trainings
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ACT Aspire (3–10)

ACT
Three-year Rolling Norms
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Cognitive Skills Assessment Social Emotional Learning—ACT Tessera
Test Format Online, Paper/Pencil
Available Scores Norm-referenced
STEM scores, ACT Readiness Levels, Progress toward Career Readiness, Predicted ACT Scores
Types of Comparisons National; Readiness Level Comparison by school, campus, grade, and class; Christian School
Available Test Windows Spring
Formative Tools Available Periodics: Interim and Classroom
Standards Alignment ACT College and Career Readiness Standards, anchored by the ACT test
Longitudinal Tracking Yes
Links to ACT/SAT Scores Predicted ACT Scores: Grades 9–10
Progress toward ACT Readiness Benchmarks: Grades 3–10
Progress toward Career Readiness (ACT's National Career Readiness Certificate): Grades 8–10
Areas Assessed English, Reading, Mathematics, Science, and Writing
Scoring Format The ACT Aspire Portal serves as the delivery engine for test results to customize reports online and print as PDFs; Individual Score Reports (ISR) and Score Labels can be printed for a fee.
Scoring Turnaround Time Spring 2018; approximately 30–45 days from close of test window
Item Type Closed response (multiple choice), constructed response, and technology-enhanced
Professional Development/Program Support ACSI Assessment Support Dashboard; ACT Aspire Training Management System; Avocet; Virtual, Site, and Workshop Trainings
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