Testing

STANDARDIZED TESTING AND CCS

ISTEP+: ISTEP+ is the standardized test mandated by the State of Indiana for students in grades 3 through 8 and grade 10 in several subject areas. ISTEP+ testing occurs in the Spring and is given in two parts. The first part is given in each year in early March and is composed of written-response questions. The second part occurs in late-April/early-May. This portion of ISTEP+ is composed of multiple-choice and technology enhanced questions. Students in grades 3 through 8 and grade 10 are tested during both parts of ISTEP+ in the following subjects:

 

English

Math

Science

Social Studies

Grade 3

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Grade 4

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Grade 5

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Grade 6

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Grade 7

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Grade 8

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Grade 10

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ISTEP+ 10: The State of Indiana mandates a graduation requirement known as ISTEP+ 10. Among the requirements students must fulfill to earn a diploma from Carmel High School, is that they must pass both the Math and English protions of ISTEP+ 10, AND take the Biology I ISTEP+. ISTEP+ 10 for Math and English and ISTEP+ Biology must be taken by students when they are enrolled in each of these classes.

Other Important Testing: The Carmel Clay Schools believe that there are several tests that are vital to the success of our students. Click here to find out more. Once this site is found, click on “Testing Schedule” and pay particular attention to the “Purpose of Test” on the far right in the grid.