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This portal is your source for information about the Hawai‘i State Alternate Assessments (HSA-Alt).

Recent Announcements

  • Spring 2020 HSA-Alt Science scores will not be available until late July 2020 due to standard setting for the new Science assessments. Spring 2020 HSA-Alt ELA and Math scores are available immediately following submission of the student's test.

    Added February 21, 2020
  • The testing window for the HSA-Alt Assessments in ELA, Mathematics and Science is now open! The testing window for the online (CAT) assessments will remain open until May 28, 2020. The testing window for paper/pencil (fixed form) assessments will remain open until May 22, 2020.

    Added February 18, 2020
  • HSA-Alt Test Administrators who need a refresher training course prior to testing are encouraged to view the online HSA-Alt Test Administrator Certifcation course available now on the HSA-Alt portal. To access the course, click the "Online TA Certification Course" card on the right-hand side of the HSA-Alt homepage. A TIDE account is required to login. All HSA-Alt Test Administrators who missed the in-person training will need to take this online course after attending the one-hour webinar training on January 23 (see previous announcement below).

    Added January 21, 2020
  • The One Percent Threshold Extension for Hawaii webinar that was recorded on November 21, 2019, is now available for viewing. Go to the HSA-Alt Webinars resources folder or click here to stream an MP4 recording of the presentation.

    Added November 26, 2019
  • This year's HSA-Alt Test Administration Manual (TAM) is now available. The HSA-Alt TAM contains updated policies and procedures for this year's test, including a streamlined process for accommodations. HSA-Alt accommodations can now be set directly in TIDE by school test administrators and test coordinators. In addition, eleven accommodations are now recognized. For more information, access the HSA-Alt Test Administration Manual in the Resources > Test Administration section of this portal.

    Added August 19, 2019
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