Iowa Assessments
Order for Scoring Services & Barcode Labels


Be prepared to complete your Order for Scoring Services and order Barcode Labels.

Required for ALL schools using machine scoring (not schools that self–score).
Step 1: Complete Your Order for Scoring Services
Registration with Riverside confirms that your tests will be machine scored and test results will be delivered online via DataManager.
To complete the Order for Scoring Services registration form, please be prepared with the following information:
  • School name, address, and ACSI account number
  • Name of school's test coordinator, test coordinator's email address, and phone number
  • Opt in to order Barcode Labels
Step 2: DataManager Account Set-up
  • If the school is NEW to the program, the Test Coordinator will receive a DataManager welcome email within 5 business days of completing OSS (sample email).
  • If the school is an existing user, a DataManager email will not be sent.
Buy Now Iowa Assessments Link to Riverside Insights Iowa Assessment Order Forms Spring Testing
Step 3: Scoring Services Packet
  • AFTER the initial shipments, schools will receive the OSS Packet within ten (10) business days after completing the Order for Scoring Services. The OSS Packet is shipped separately from the Barcode Labels.
  • See below for Barcode Label information.
Scoring Service Packet includes:
  • Key Test Dates and Info / Scoring Letter
  • Order Form for Riverside Scoring Service*
  • Premarked Building Identification Sheet
  • Class Identification Sheets*
    • UPS RS Instruction
      • Spring 2021 (page 16 of the Spring 2021 Test Coordinator's Manual)
    • UPS Return Service Labels*
  • Processing Labels*
Step 4: Barcode Labels (optional)
AFTER completing the Order for Scoring Services – if you selected "Yes" or "Unsure" to order barcode labels:
  • NEW barcode label users: The Test Coordinator will receive two autogenerated emails within 5-7 business days.
    • The first email will contain the school's unique user name (sample email) and a link to the secure Online Barcode Ordering site to upload Student Roster data.
    • The second email will contain your unique password, along with other important site instructions.
  • PRIOR barcode label users: The Test Coordinator will not receive an autogenerated email reminding you to complete your barcode order and submit a student data file. If you have ordered barcode lables in the past, or have set up with an SFTP from Riverside, please access the Online Barcode Ordering website. To reset your password, follow these steps:
    • Click on "Password Reset"
    • Enter the username provided by Riverside Insights.
    • Enter the email address of the person who received the barcode email
    • Click “Reset Password”
    • Test Coordinator will receive a time sensitive (24 hours) reset password email
  • Follow the steps below to complete your order for barcode labels:
    Step 1: Open email for the school's credentials and use them to log in to the school's Online Barcode Ordering site.
    Step 2: Open the Online Barcode Ordering Guide (interactive) (also available in DataManager under the Iowa Assessment Digital Resources)
    • Schools will download the barcode file template from the system, or click here.
    • Select the folder "Test Forms Iowa EFG, CogAT 7..." for the correct file.
    Step 3: Complete the Barcode Form.
    Step 4: Upload the school barcode file and submit.
  • Barcode labels will be shipped within 10 business days after the school's student roster has been uploaded.
*Only current year's forms may be used. Contact ACSI Care Team if additional forms are needed.
Step 5: Optional Reports (print copies only, at additional cost)
  • Schools have the option to order optional paper reports from Riverside.
    • Optional printed reports are ordered when you complete the Order Form for Scoring Services that is included in your OSS Packet.
    • Click here to view the sample Optional Reports.
    • Optional printed reports will be mailed to the school.
Note: If the Scoring Service Packet is not received within 10-15 business days, please contact ACSI Care Team.

If you are in need of additional assistance, contact the ACSI Care Team or call 800.367.0798