Council of State Science Supervisors
“The voice and vision of science education for the states”


Illinois State Board of Education 
100 North 1st Street
Springfield, IL 62777

CSSS Member Information:

State Profile

Organizational Structure:

Local Control

State Education Demographics:

  • Number of K-12 Students: 1,968,942
  • Number of School Administrative Units: 3,764

Standards and Instruction Information: 

  • Last Updated: 2014
  • Instructional Information:

Standards Resources:  Curriculum and Instruction:


State Science Assessment Information:

  • Date Established: 2016
  • Given at what grades:  5,8, HS Biology
  • Type of Assessment: Item-Sharing agreement with District of Columbia, online Reading passages followed by questions.
  • Time of Year:  Spring

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