ELA/Literacy & Math Assessment

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


  • The 2019-2020 Summative Test Administration Manual (TAM) is now available in the ELA/Literacy & Math Assessments and the Science Assessments resources section under the System Information - User Guides sub-folder. This document provides an overview of the summative assessments and provides a test administration script as well as guidance on testing time and order of administration. Additionally, this document provides an overview of steps to take prior to test administration, the day of test administration, and following test administration as well as general test administration information.

    Added February 18, 2020
  • The TIDE Training Presentation is now available in the ELA/Literacy & Math Assessments, Science Assessments and the Alternate Assessment ELA & Math resources section under the System InformationTraining Modules sub-folder. This module can be used to train all TIDE users in tasks that must be completed before testing, during testing, and after testing. The presentation is divided into different sections that are customized for District Administrators/Coordinators (DAs/DCs), School Coordinators (SCs), Teachers (TEs), and Test Administrators (TAs). Additional training modules for the Test Delivery System (TDS), the Online Reporting System (ORS), and AIRWays Reporting will be available prior to the Summative test window, in lieu of Roadshow trainings.  

    Added February 14, 2020
  • The paper test material initial order window for accommodated paper testing (regular print, large print, braille, IDAA paper response option cards) begins today, Tuesday, January 7 and will end on Tuesday, March 3. The initial order window guarantees materials will arrive in districts prior to the paper testing window, which begins Wednesday, April 1 and ends on Friday, May 8. Materials ordered by March 3 will arrive on Wednesday, March 18 or Wednesday, March 25 depending on your school’s closure for spring break (materials will NOT be delivered if your school is closed). Materials will continue to be available to order through Friday, May 1. However, any orders past March 3 will not be guaranteed for arrival prior to the testing window.

    Once student testing is complete, the proctor will need to transcribe student responses in the Data Entry Interface (DEI). All student responses will need to be entered into the DEI by Friday, May 15.

    The order form for paper test materials is available on the homepage of the ISAT portal. These materials must be ordered by a District Administrator (DA) or a District Coordinator (DC). If students require a paper test accommodation, the “Paper Tester” flag must be marked as “Yes” in TIDE.

    Added January 7, 2020
  • The updated Test Security Agreement is now available in the ELA/Literacy & Math Assessments resources section under the Summative Assessments sub-folder. It is also available in the Science Assessments and the Alternate Assessment ELA & Math resources section under the General Information sub-folder. This document will need to be signed by any person who will be proctoring an assessment during the 2019-20 school year.

    Added January 6, 2020
  • The SY2019-20 English/Language Arts Interim Assessments Summaries are now available in the ELA/Literacy & Math Assessments resources section under the Interim Assessments sub-folder. These documents summarize the names, item counts, and order of the ICA, IABs, and Focused IABs as they appear in Test Administration (TA) and Assessment Viewing Application (AVA).

    Added December 18, 2019

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