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Highest-quality, standards-based pre-built assessments and items across ELA, Math, Science (NGSS), and History


Inspect ELA and Math

High-quality standards-based assessment content that paves the way for actionable data

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An assessment item bank and library of 500+ pre-built assessments, aligned to your state's academic standards.

  • 100,000+* items that provide districts ample items for classroom and district assessments
  • Ready-to-use interim and summative assessments that can be easily modified to align to pacing
  • Performance tasks and technology-enhanced items that reflect the rigor and format of high-stakes tests while promoting deeper thinking and learning
  • Detailed distractor rationales and rubrics that equip teachers with specific feedback for quick, targeted intervention and re-teaching
  • Pre-built assessments aligned to the SBAC IAB blueprints
  • Items created by content experts that ensure content is accurately aligned, is free of bias and sensitivity concerns, and yields results that educators need to drive instruction forward
  • Continuous item evaluation process that uses psychometric analysis to ensure items are performing as expected

*Alignments and counts vary by state


Educators want assessments that reflect the principles of the NRC's Framework and the NGSS. This requires a departure from traditional science assessment to content that has been written to specifically address the NGSS.


Inspect Science

NGSS pre-built assessments and items that support the three dimensions of science learning

  • Pre-built assessments configured to assess NGSS bundles and state-specific instructional segments for Arizona, California, Michigan, New York, and Utah
  • Additional NGSS items in the Inspect Premium Item Bank allow educators to create assessments that follow their own instructional sequence
  • Elicit evidence of learning from each response so teachers can gain insights into student progress
  • Embedded professional development by showing the relationship among specific PEs, the three dimensions, and higher-order thinking

*NGSS is a registered trademark of Achieve and is included as reference only


Quick Checks

Quickly, flexibly, and accurately inform instruction


Teachers need strong classroom assessments that fuel the formative assessment process and serve as a solid foundation of a successful comprehensive assessment system.

  • 600+ short-cycle assessments specifically designed to support teachers’ classroom assessment programs
  • 250+ ELA Quick Checks address standards in reading, writing, language, and foundational skills strands
  • 350+ Math Quick Checks address every CCR cluster or concept
  • Organized around instructionally important concepts like clusters in math and text complexity in reading
  • Designed to blend into classroom activities and be incorporated into lesson planning
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Case Studies

Learn how Illuminate’s Content is supporting data-driven educators like you.

Warsaw Community Schools

A mid-sized Indiana school system empowers teachers to use assessment data to improve instruction.

Chattahoochee Hills Charter School

For clearer insight into students' needs as they progressed, Chattahoochee Hills Charter School used DnA to help create a refurbished assessment program, tailored carefully to their unique scope and sequence without sacrificing standards alignment.

Garden City Public Schools

This diverse district was able to realize its vision of a valid, reliable comprehensive assessment system with easy-to-use reports for teachers.


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We'd love to learn more about your unique needs and discuss how we can support you.