ELA/Literacy & Math Assessment

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


  • The State Board of Education waived the requirement in IDAPA for the administration of the Idaho Standard Achievement Test (ISAT) and alternate assessments for students with significant cognitive disabilities, in English Language Arts, Math, and Science, in grades 3-8 and high school for the 2019-2020 school year.

    ELA/Math/Science ISAT and ELA/Math IDAA tests were disabled on Friday, March 27. Assessments that have been completed will be reset. Assessments in progress will be reset. No reports or data will be provided.

    Added March 31, 2020
  • The ISAT ELA/Math/Science and Alternate Assessments online test window opens today, Monday, March 16. You may access these tests for administration by selecting the Test Administration card on the ELA/Literacy & Math Assessments, Science Assessments, and Alternate Assessment ELA & Math pages. Students will need to test in the Idaho Secure Browser.

    Prior to students taking the Alternate Assessments, the Learner Characteristic Inventory (LCI) must be taken in the Data Entry Interface (DEI) for each student. The DEI will be available Wednesday, April 1. To access the DEI, select the portal card on the Assessment pages.

    The Online Reporting System is also now available to view ISAT ELA/Math 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 16, 2020
  • The AIRWays Reporting Training Modules can be found in the ELA/Literacy & Math Assessments and Science Assessments resources section under the System Information - Training Modules sub-folder. These short training module series include the following AIRWays Reporting topics: Navigate Dashboard and Generate Reports, How to Drill Down Into Your Results Using Settings and Filters, How to Track Student Performance Over Time Using the Longitudinal Report, How to Print ISRs and Student Data Files, How to Print and Export Data You Can See in Your Reports, How to Use the Roster Manager to Add Modify and Upload Rosters, How to Analyze Item Level Reports, How to Hand Score Unscored Items and Modify Machine Scores.

    Added March 13, 2020
  • The Interim Assessments (ELA/Math/Science Interim Comprehensive Assessments-ICAs & Interim Assessment Blocks-IABs) window ends today, Friday, March 13. The Summative test window for ELA/Math/Science ISAT and ELA/Math IDAA begins on Monday, March 16 and is scheduled to close at the end of the day on Friday, May 15.

    Added March 13, 2020
  • The Test Delivery System (TDS) Training Presentation is now available in the ELA/Literacy & Math AssessmentsScience Assessments and the Alternate Assessment ELA & Math resources section under the System Information – Training Modules sub-folder. This presentation is designated to help users navigate the Test Delivery System (TDS) including the Student Interface, the Test Administrator Interface, the Data Entry Interface and help support test administrators manage and administer tests for the ISAT and IDAA tests.

    Added March 12, 2020

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