Renaissance Star Custom®

Quickly check students’ skill development to inform day-to-day instructional decisions. Customizable formative assessments and comprehensive mastery reporting provide more insight—and more confidence—in every classroom.

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Formative assessment tool for K–12

Guide every student to mastery

In between interim assessments, how can you be sure your students are making progress? With Star Custom, you can quickly check on students’ skill growth, identify specific skill gaps, and pinpoint where to differentiate instruction so you can confidently move every student toward mastery.

Flexible

Teachers can choose pre-built tests, select from thousands of pre-made items, or create their own items to design the perfect formative assessment.

Targeted

Pre-made items for reading, math, and early literacy assess specific skills and [sc name="state-geoip"] standards. Reports show exactly where students excel or struggle.

Integrated

Data from multiple Star Assessments—including Star Custom—combine to provide a complete picture of students’ understanding and mastery of concepts.

Versatile

Star Custom provides thousands of high-quality items for language arts, math, and science. Teachers can create items for social studies, health, and more!

All Skill Levels

From standard to skill to subskill

Get the exact level of detail you need with Star’s intuitive reports. See students’ mastery at the domain, standard, skill, or subskill level.

The Renaissance Mastery Dashboard shows how close students are to mastery and indicates whether additional assessments may be helpful.

The Item Responses Report shows how students responded to each item, so teachers can more easily pinpoint exactly where students may struggle.

The Renaissance Mastery Dashboard shows how close students are to mastery and indicates whether additional assessments may be helpful.

The Item Responses Report shows how students responded to each item, so teachers can more easily pinpoint exactly where students may struggle.

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Transform formative assessment into actionable insight

Unified measure of mastery

Only Renaissance integrates data from multiple Star assessments—including Star Custom, Star Reading, Star Math, and Star Early Literacy—to provide a single, unified measure of mastery. Renaissance’s learning progressions for Virginia then help you determine which skills to teach and track.

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Intuitive reports for educators

Do you need to see results for the whole class, an instructional subgroup, or an individual student? Explore how Star Custom reports help provide data-fueled insights to help inform whole-group, small-group, and one-on-one instruction on a day-to-day basis.

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How it works

Test and track mastery in 3 easy steps

Decide which skills to assess

You can assess specific reading, math, and early literacy skills using pre-made items and tests aligned to Virginia standards, or test skills in any subject area—including social studies, science, and more—when you author your own test items.

Decide which skills to assess.

Included with the full Star Assessments suite!

Star Custom is only available as part of the full Star Assessments suite.

“Teachers really appreciate the ability to develop short quizzes that students can typically complete in just 10 or 15 minutes. Star Custom is a very effective method for monitoring progress on the specific standards where a student might be struggling—as well as ensuring that no one gets left behind as the class moves on to the next skill level.”

Sherrilynn BairCurriculum Director, Snake River School District

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