State Testing

  • Warren Township High School administers the following assessments in accordance with Illinois School Code.  All students at Warren Township High School will be registered for their required exams by the school.  There is no cost to families for these exams.


    The ACCESS Test is administered annually to students who are classified as English Learners.  Students’ performance on the ACCESS Test determines the level of services they will receive during the following school year.  Students who earn a Composite Score of 4.8 will exit the EL program.

    The ACCESS Test is administered in late January/early February.


    The DLM is the alternate state assessment for students with the most significant cognitive disabilities that affect intellectual functioning and adaptive behaviors.  The DLM is designed for students for whom general education assessments, even with accommodations, are not appropriate.  This assessment is administered in lieu of the SAT.  Eligibility for the DLM is determined by a student’s IEP team.  

    The DLM is administered to juniors in the Spring.

    Illinois Science Assessment:

    The ISA is a required exam for graduation.  All students taking their first Biology course in high school must complete the ISA.  At Warren Township High School, most students take this exam during their freshman year.  

    The ISA is administered in the Spring.  


    The SAT is a graduation requirement.  The SAT is a college entrance exam that measures college and career readiness and is aligned to the Illinois State Learning Standards.  The SAT is developed by The College Board and is accepted at colleges nationally and internationally.  

    All juniors take the SAT in the Spring.