Recent Announcements

  • The ISAT and IDAA Summative online test windows close today, Friday, May 28. The Summative Paper/Pencil window closed on Friday, May 21. All student responses on paper tests must be entered into the Data Entry Interface (DEI) before the system closes today in order for students to receive scores.

    The Summer Interim Assessment window will be available on Tuesday, June 1 and is scheduled to close at the end of the day on Wednesday, July 28. Proctors may access the Interim tests by selecting the Test Administration card located in the ELA/Literacy & Math Assessments and Science Assessments pages; students can use the Secure Browser or the Remote testing site (via the Remote Interim Testing Site) to take Interim tests.

    Added May 28, 2021
  • The Test Impropriety Feature has now been reopened in TIDE. District-level users can continue to submit test improprieties for the SDE's approval through the end of the test window. Please be sure to plan your final week of testing accordingly to allow enough time for the SDE to approve the request and ensure students will also have time to complete testing before the end of Friday, May 28.

    Added May 21, 2021
  • The Remote ELA/Literacy, Mathematics, and Science ISATs online summative test window opens today, Monday, April 12.

    For additional details on the remote test administration, please consult the 2020-2021 Online Summative Test Administration Manual (TAM)

    Test Administrators (proctors) may access these remote online summative tests by selecting the Test Administration card on the ELA/Literacy & Math AssessmentsScience Assessments pages. Students will take these remote online summative tests in the Idaho Secure Browser, or using a conventional browser (as a last resort).

    Remote online summative ELA/Literacy and Mathematics ISAT student scores will be available in Reporting. Scores will begin flowing into Reporting within 10 days of submission of these remote tests. As a reminder, scores will not be available this school year for Science ISATs or any IDAA tests.

    Districts are encouraged to test all students in-person. If remote testing is required, districts must contact SDE if their application was not submitted by the deadline of March 1.

    Added April 12, 2021
  • The Paper Test Window is now open. The Data Entry Interface (DEI) System is now available in the ELA/Literacy & Math Assessments and the Idaho Alternate Assessments pages. Once a student completes a paper-pencil ISAT, the proctor will need to transcribe student responses in the Data Entry Interface (DEI). For qualifying students who take the IDAA Fixed-Form with Printed Response Option Cards (the “paper” version of the IDAA), the proctor will serve as a scribe and enter student responses in the secure test browser.  The DEI user guide is also available in the resources section under the Trainings and System Guides – Resources for Test Administration sub-folder.

    Added April 5, 2021
  • The Reporting Claim/ Target Symbols for Spring 2021 Summative Tests Quick Guide is now available in the Reporting resources section. This quick guide summarizes the meaning of the Proficient? and Weak or Strong? symbols for students’ performance on Targets that will be shown in Reporting for the spring 2021 ELA/L and mathematics summatives.

    Added March 25, 2021
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