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Item Bank Partners


To help educators assess students’ understanding of concepts and track standards mastery, Instructure provides the Mastery Item Bank designed to guide instruction at the district and classroom levels. The Mastery Item Bank includes 98,000 standards-based items that allow educators to quickly measure student performance.

The largest collection of flexible, modular and expertly-developed items.

  • 38,000+ items for K-12 in Mathematics
  • 39,000+ items for K-12 in English Language Arts
    (Reading, Writing and Research)
  • 13,000+ items for grades 3-12 in Science
  • 5,000+ items for grades 5-12 in Social Studies
  • 22,000+ items translated into Spanish

The items in the Mastery Item Bank have been written and/or aligned to an array of standards, including:

  • Common Core State Standards, including state-specific versions
  • Next Generation Science Standards, including state-specific versions
  • State Standards for all 50 states and Washington D.C.

Item types:

  • Multiple Choice
  • Choice Multiple
  • Constructed Response
  • Writing Prompts
  • Matrix
  • Gap Match
  • Graphic Gap Match
  • Hot Spot and Hot Text
  • Inline Choice
  • Ordered
  • Graphing
  • Text Entry