Iowa Tier Tips
Benton Community Schools
Testing Windows for 2016-2017
2016-2017 FAST and aReading Benchmark Scores
IGDI Cut Scores (PreSchool)
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Understanding Literacy Status Designation (from Iowa Tier Support)
The Iowa TIER system automatically calculates the literacy status designation for students, for both FAST assessments and Non-FAST uploaded screening data. The system uses the prior literacy status designation and the current default assessment result (if complete and administered within the window). You can find the literacy status indicators in the literacy status report. Literacy status is no longer calculated locally. The report is the official record for student literacy status indicators.
Individual students may have the default assessment overridden by another approved measure when appropriate. Only assessments completed within the screening window are valid to be used for literacy status designation. Below is a visual to help understand how the system makes determinations.