Alternate Assessment ELA & Math

This portal is your access point for the assessment system tools and resources.


  • The presentation and Q&A from the TIDE Test Improprieties webinar held on Thursday, March 9, 2017 are now available in the Resources section under the ELA/Literacy & Math AssessmentsScience/EOC Assessments, and Alternate Assessments ELA & Math folders under the AIR Online Systems – Webinars sub-folder.

    Added March 24, 2017
  • Please be aware that the Alt-TA user role was fixed over the weekend. All users with this role can now access the “Test Administration,” “Data Entry Interface,” and “Practice & Training Administration” sites.

    Added March 20, 2017
  • The ISAT ELA/Math/Science and Alternate Assessments online test window opens today, Monday, March 20 and will close on Friday, May 26. You may access these tests for administration by selecting the Test Administration card located on the Assessment pages. Students will need to test in the Idaho Secure Browser v9.0.

    Prior to students taking the Alternate Assessments, the Learner Characteristic Inventory (LCI) must be taken in the Data Entry Interface for each student. To access the Data Entry Interface, this portal card can be found on the Assessment pages.

    The Online Reporting System is also now available to view student scores once all test components (both the CAT and PT for ISAT ELA/Math tests) are submitted and handscoring is complete (within 10 days of submission of student tests).

    Added March 20, 2017
  • All AIR systems including TIDE, TDS, THSS, and ORS will be down for maintenance starting on Friday, 3/24, at 8:00 p.m. Mountain Time and will re-open on Sunday, 3/26, at 8:00 p.m. Mountain Time.

    Added March 16, 2017
  • In preparation for the ISAT ELA & Math, ISAT Science (Grades 5 and 7), and the Idaho Alternate Assessments (ID-AA) test window launches, TDS and ORS will be down starting on Wednesday, 3/15 at 7 p.m. MT. TDS and ORS will become available again on Monday, 3/20 and 7 a.m. MT.

    During this time, End-of-Course Science assessments will be unavailable.

    THSS and AIR Ways will continue to be available during this time. Additionally, the fall Interim Assessment window will close starting Wednesday, 3/15 at 7 p.m. MT. The summer Interim Assessment window will re-open on Tuesday, 5/30 at 7:00 a.m. MT.

    Added March 16, 2017