Iowa Statewide Assessment of Student Progress (ISASP) Takes Place in March and April

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The months of March and April bring spring and participating in Iowa Statewide Assessment of Student Progress (ISASP). This test is required by the state for students in 3rd through 11th grade and must be proctored by a licensed educator in person. ISASP includes exams on student progress in reading, math, language/writing for all grade levels. Grades 5, 8, and 10 also test in science.

Iowa Statewide Assessments of Student Progress (ISASP) will occur the last week of March and the first two weeks of April. 

Testing weeks by building: 

  • OMS and OES: Week of March 28th
  • OHS, HSAP, and OVA students in grades 3 to 5: Week of April 4th
  • OVA students in grades 6 to 11: Thursday, April 14, 2022, from 1 to 5 pm in the OMS media center

Specific building schedules will be shared by building principals or virtual learning coordinators at least two weeks prior to testing. 

For more information about ISASP see their website:

These assessments are a snapshot of your child’s learning.  We look at a variety of assessments and evidence to know how your students are progressing toward the standards and growth they are making.  We are excited for our students to participate in this assessment.  They have worked so hard this year and have made tremendous growth.  

Contact Angie Hanson, Director of Curriculum and Instruction, at with questions about the ISASP exams. Contact the building principal with questions about the test schedule and processes for your student.