State Mandated Assessment
Administered to Grades 3 through 8
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 is administered to students in English Language Arts and Mathematics. IAR is administered in the spring and the results of the assessment are used for school performance ratings. The estimated average time it takes to complete the assessment is 8 hours.