Features & Benefits

Key features of ICAS

  • High quality test materials underpinned by methodologies in psychometric measurement and Item Response Theory.
  • ICAS papers are skills-based.
  • Comparison of student or school's current performance to previous years.
  • Results show the student's relative position in the test population.
  • Access to an interactive online reporting system for additional school analysis.
  • ICAS Indonesia covers Year 3 - Year 12 (3 SD - 12 SMA).

School benefits

  • Identify potentially gifted students for further enrichment.
  • Identify students that may require immediate attention.
  • Identify areas of weakness in a student or group of students.
  • Inform school planning and resource allocation.
  • Experience in large scale examinations.
  • Enrich students' portfolios with UNSW certificates and medals.

Schools receive

  • quality full-colour test booklets written by subject experts
  • answer sheets inserted into the test booklets for easy distribution
  • an administration guide to assist supervising teachers administer ICAS
  • self-addressed envelopes for returning completed answer sheets for marking
  • detailed school reports highlighting strengths and weaknesses for each year level
  • a password to access the school's ICAS online results
  • online results which can be downloaded into an Excel spreadsheet.

Each student receives

  • an engaging and challenging full-colour test booklet
  • an individual report containing detailed diagnostic data
  • information about individual progress over time
  • a password to access their results online which can be viewed and downloaded
  • an award certificate and potentially a University of New South Wales medal and certificate acknowledging their achievement.