Illinois Assessment of Readiness (IAR) Resources

The purpose of this page is to provide compiled resources and information regarding the Illinois Assessment of Readiness(IAR). These resources can help inform, guide, and enhance daily instruction and assessment for Illinois educators. Should you have questions about any of the resources, give us a call at ROE #21 and we will partner with you to help you better understand the standards and the assessments!

IAR District Data Available

Pearson Next provides a variety of data resources available to districts after the state test each year.  The following document is a guide on how to find those resources and to see the types of data and reports available for schools.


Illinois Assessment of Readiness (IAR) Resources

IAR Language and Abbreviations

IAR ELA Testing Resources

ELA Reading Evidence Tables

      (3rd-8th: IAR testing grades compiled in one document)

ELA Writing Evidence Tables

IAR Writing Rubrics

IAR Mathematics Testing Resources

Math Evidence Tables

Helpful Resource Links:

The Illinois Assessment of Readiness (IAR) Home (ISBE)

Illinois Full ELA Standards

Illinois Full Math Standards

Illinois Assessment of Readiness (IAR) | Home (Pearson Support)

Ensuring Every Student Succeeds (New Meridian) 

New Meridian Resource Center  (Released Sample Items)

IL Digital Item Library

Illinois Literacy In Action

Illinois Classrooms In Action

Illinois Assessment of Readiness (Practice Tests by grade level)