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Istation Early Literacy and Mathematics Assessments in the 2020-21 School Year

For the 2020-21 academic year, the New Mexico Public Education Department is extending its contract with Istation, which provides LEAs access to the Indicators of Progress (ISIP) early literacy assessment. As part of the 2020-21 contract, Istation's formative mathematics assessment for kindergarten through grade 2 will also be available.

What are Istation’s assessments?

Istation’s Indicators of Progress (ISIP) Early Reading, ISIP Lectura Temprana, and ISIP Math are sophisticated, web-delivered computer-adaptive testing (CAT) systems that provide continuous progress monitoring (CPM) by frequently assessing and reporting student ability in critical domains of reading and math throughout the academic year.

Assessment Calendar for 2020–2021:

  • Beginning of Year: August or September 2020
    (depending upon Local Education Agency)
    Teachers are encouraged to assess students within the same month for reporting purposes.
  • Middle of Year: December 2020 or January 2021
    (depending upon Local Education Agency)
    Teachers are encouraged to assess students within the same month for reporting purposes.
  • End of Year: May 2021

Upcoming Training Opportunities

NMPED Istation Assessments in Remote and Hybrid Learning Environments

Audience: District Testing Coordinators and District/Campus Administrators

Join us as we discuss key details for district and school leaders to prepare their staff, students, and parents/caregivers for remote assessments with Istation’s Indicators of Progress (ISIP™) at Home. Learn about Istation’s remote testing guidance with suggestions for communication with parents and caregivers as well as other tools to support both remote and hybrid learning environments. Time for questions and answers will be provided.

This session is offered twice. Register by clicking on the button for the time that works best for you.

Getting Started with Istation Assessments in Remote and Hybrid Learning Environments

Audience: Teachers with previous Istation Experience

Join us as we discuss key details for teachers to prepare their students, and parents/caregivers for remote assessments with Istation’s Indicators of Progress (ISIP™) at Home. Learn about Istation’s remote testing guidance with suggestions for communication with parents and caregivers as well as other tools to support both remote and hybrid learning environments. Time for questions and answers will be provided during come and go office hours on August 19th from 12:30-1:30 pm.

Register in advance for this session with the "Register Now" button below.
Attend come and go office hours for Q&A with the "Launch Q&A Session" button below.


Student Summary Handout (in English)

Student Summary Handout (in Spanish)

Exiting ISIP Assessment

Steps for Exiting ISIP Assessment PDF (957KB)
Use these instructions to learn best practices for completely and successfully logging out of Istation.

By following Istation’s best practices to log out of the application, student data should always be accurate, up to date, and readily available to you in real time.

System Requirements

Visit our Download and Technical Information Web page for more details on our system requirements and installation information.