Item banks and pre-built assessments that exceed all standards including the one that matters most—yours.


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

A formative 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 assessments that can be easily modified to align to pacing, assess student learning, and help prepare for high-stakes testing
  • 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-builts aligned to the SBAC IAB blueprints to allow districts to mirror SBAC assessments
  • Items created by content experts that ensure content is accurately aligned, is free of bias and sensitivity concerns, and provides the 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

NGSS Formative Solutions

Pre-built NGSS assessments that support the three dimensions of science learning

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.


  • Pre-built assessments configured to assess NGSS bundles and state-specific instructional segments for California, Michigan, and New York
  • Contain 18-24 items per assessment that cover the PEs defined in the bundle, topic, or instructional segment for grades 3 through high school
  • Elicit evidence of learning from each response so teachers can gain insights into student progress and make meaningful instructional choices
  • Embedded professional development by showing the relationship among specific PEs, the three dimensions, and higher-order thinking
  • Quickly and easily incorporate cross-curricular alignments to College and Career Readiness Standards in ELA and Math
*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. Quick Checks are organized around instructionally important concepts like clusters in math and text complexity in reading.


  • 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
  • Designed to blend into classroom activities and be incorporated into lesson planning

TX Test Maker Item Bank

Empower Your Educators with Rigorous, Texas-specific Content

TX Test Maker provides a flexible way to measure student progress towards mastery of the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills Standards (TEKS) with content that matches the formatting and rigor of the STAAR™. Trusted and used by more than 200 districts in Texas.


  • 65,000+ items in Reading, Writing, Math, Science, and Social Studies
  • Items aligned to the newest TEKS
  • Covers all STAAR™ tested subjects and grades (and much more!)
  • Transadapted Spanish items and passages
  • Living item bank, updated regularly
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