Bridge assessment and
instruction like never before.

STAR assessments are the most widely used assessments in K12 schools—for a reason.

STAR assessments provide the most valid, reliable, actionable data in the least amount of testing time—usually 20 minutes or less. That empowers educators to focus on what matters most—individualizing instruction to accelerate learning for all students.

How STAR Works

How STAR Works

Computer-adaptive reliability and efficiency.

STAR assessments are computer adaptive, using sophisticated item calibration and psychometrics to dynamically adjust to each student’s unique responses. Fully supported by extensive research, they are easy to administer and yield the valid, reliable, actionable data educators need.

STAR assessments are highly rated for screening and progress monitoring by the NCRTI, and for progress monitoring by the NCII.

New tools and content help improve instruction.

New tools and content help improve instruction.

STAR assessments include new skills-based test items and new in-depth reports for screening, instructional planning, progress monitoring, and standards benchmarking. Educators have immediate access to skill-specific, actionable data to target instruction and practice, select students for intervention, and predict state-test performance.

STAR assessments include new skills-based test items and new in-depth reports for screening, instructional planning, progress monitoring, and standards benchmarking. Educators have immediate access to skill-specific, actionable data to target instruction and practice, select students for intervention, and predict state-test performance.

Learning progressions chart a path forward.

Core Progress learning progressions for reading and math tell you what students know and what they are ready to learn next on an empirically validated learning continuum. They map the inter-related prerequisite skills needed to further conceptual understanding and provide resources to help students achieve mastery. Two editions are available—Core Progress and Core Progress for Common Core—to optimize alignment with each state’s standards.

How Core Progress Works

How Core Progress Works

STAR assessments completed this year

47,480,392

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