What is Istation?
is an internet-based reading assessment and intervention tool. All HISD
students in grades K-8 are assessed three times per year. All students in
grades 3-5 have access to the intervention component of Istation. Students in grades
6-8 in tier III are to enroll in the Secondary Reading and Writing (SRW)
course. Istation serves as the universal screener for students, and results may
be considered for Response to Intervention (RTI) purposes.
Assessment Schedule 2016-2017
is the HISD universal screener as well as a progress monitoring tool for
reading. Each month that a student logs in, a computer-generated assessment is
administered. Istation's computer-adaptive assessments, known as ISIP™,
integrates testing reflective of a student’s reading ability and measures
growth over time in various literacy components.
of Year (BOY): September 6-23, 2016
of Year (MOY): December 6, 2016 - January 13, 2017
of Year (EOY): May 1-19, 2017
required assessments for all students in grades K-8 will be administered using
the following schedule:
Note: This link does NOT go to the student assessment and intervention site. The link to
download and access the student assessment and intervention site is available