North Carolina has selected Istation as the state’s reading assessment beginning with the 2019-20 school year. Istation helps to identify students’ abilities in phonological and phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, comprehension, and fluency. Wake County Public Schools began using this assessment during the 2019-2020 school year and will continue using this assessment for the 2020-2021 school year.


     Skill Areas

    Your child will begin the school year by taking an assigned set of skill-area assessments based on his or her grade level. Skill areas will be added and dropped based on your child’s overall ability level. Click the link below to learn more about each skill area.

    Click here to learn more about specific skill areas.


    Parent Portal

    There is an Istation parent portal which provides 24-7 access to:

    • a personalized data profile of your child’s progress
    • supplemental learning materials and games for home use
    • interactive books

    Click here to learn how to access the parent portal.


    Additional Information

    Click the links below for more information:

    Overview Spanish

    Overview English

    School to Home Connection