National Assessment Survey

Sponsor IA
Vendor University of Iowa
Assessment Name Iowa End-of-Course Assessment (IEOC)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Biology
Grade Level End of Course
Assessment URL http://www.iowa.gov/educate/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1087&Itemid=1221
Assessment administeredMid-year and end-of-year; no dates listed

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.