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Utah Test Item Pool Service (UTIPS)

Copyright Statement:

Items in the USOE item pool are copyrighted by the Utah State Board of Education. Items may be reproduced by educators working in schools or programs under the general control and supervision of the Utah State Board of Education, consistent with the Fair Use exception of the U.S. Copyright law (17 U.S.C. § 107) and with proper acknowledgement of the source of the materials. UTIPS items may not be altered, revised or otherwise modified without the express written permission of the Utah State Board of Education.




UTIPS Core was launched in 2011 in a collaborative effort between the Utah State Office of Education (USOE) and the Utah Education Network (UEN). UTIPS Core is a centralized service that is highly focused on classroom assessments. It is built using HTML 5 and CSS 3 standards. UTIPS Core includes items that are aligned to the Utah Core Standards.


Utah Core Prerequisite Knowledge Tests


Additional Documents

More documentation coming soon.

Release Notes


‘Old’ UTIPS was launched in 2004 as a collaborative effort between the Utah State Office of Education (USOE) and the South East Service Center (SESC). It was built using the newest development standards and included features that were not commonly found on the internet at the time, such as a blog, a calendar and a web hosting service.

UTIPS Access

All UTIPS accounts are accessible through regionally located servers. Any questions should be directed to district educational technology staff, or the UTIPS helpdesk at (help[at]utips[dot]org(


Please use Utips Blog ( to find out and discuss problems, fixes etc. related to UTIPS.

Training Modules

(includes EDesk 2 upgrade training handouts)


USOE Science Pre-Tests Instructions

To access the USOE Pre-Tests and Performance Tasks for Science, please visit the website:

'Old' UTIPS Regional Servers