Science Assessments

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

Announcements

  • The Science Interim Assessments are no longer available for the rest of the 2019-2020 administration. Students will no longer have access to these tests in the Test Delivery System (TDS). The Science Interim Assessments will also not be viewable in the Assessment Viewing Application (AVA). The AVA portal card on the Science Assessments page has been disabled.

    Added April 24, 2020
  • The State Board of Education waived the requirement in IDAPA 08.02.03.111 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 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
  • Certain ELA and Math Interim Comprehensive Assessments (ICAs) and Interim Assessment Blocks (IABs) were unavailable today due to a system malfunction. The affected interims will be available Tuesday morning, Marth 10. The interim testing window has been extended through Friday, March 13.

    Added March 9, 2020
  • Additional resources summarizing key aspects of the new ISAT Science assessments are now available on the portal. A Community Letter and Community Slide Deck have been added to the Science Assessments resources section under the General Resources sub-folder. The letter and slide deck presentation can be used to communicate information about the new ISAT Science assessment to parents and guardians and other community members. The ISAT Science Assessments Training Module is available in the Science Assessments resources section under the System Information - Training Modules sub-folder. The training module can be used to train science educators on the construction of the new ISAT Science assessment.

    Added March 6, 2020

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