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Indiana Formative (Interim) Assessment Grant

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    Funder Type

    State Government

    IT Classification

    C - Funds little to no technology


    Indiana Department of Education


    Eliciting and analyzing evidence of student learning to guide classroom instruction at the individual student level results in increased academic success. Indiana's Formative (Interim) Assessment Grant provides funding to schools for formative (interim) assessment programs, tools, and targeted professional development in order to increase data-driven instructional practices and enrich learning for all students. 


    History of Funding

    Additional Information

    Funds from this grant are deposited directly to corporations. Corporations and Schools will enter into local contracts with assessment program vendors from the approved assessment program list. Corporations may choose to contract and use formative assessments before the funding is  distributed; however, the corporation would be responsible for any costs incurred above the final distribution amount. 


    Mary Williams

    Mary Williams
    Indiana Department of Education


  • Eligibility Details

    All Indiana public school corporations, charter schools, and accredited nonpublic schools (including choice schools) for students Grades K-10 (capped at corporation's most recent official Pupil Enrollment Count) are eligible. Any such school or corporation which successfully completes an application to participate will receive funds. This is not a competitive grant. 

    Deadline Details

    Application window was open from July 26 – August 11, 2021. Apply to participate through the online portal

    Award Details

    The State of Indiana allocates $11,711,344.00 for the 2021-2022 Formative Assessment Grant. Funding is allotted per student, per assessment program (i.e., a student may receive funding for Mathematics as well as for English/Language Arts). Please see the website below for distribution algorithms.

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