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

Recent Announcements

  • Registration is now open for the September 2019 Hawaii Statewide Assessment Program (HSAP) training. Please click the button on the right-hand side of the HSA-Alt home page to access the online registration form, or click here to access the form directly. Full information about the training can be found in the official HIDOE announcement memo here.

    Added June 14, 2019
  • The Hawaii Statewide Assessment Program, School Year 2019–2020 testing window dates are now available. Full information about the testing windows can be found in the official HIDOE announcement memo available here and also posted on the Hawaii DOE Memos resources page.

    Added June 7, 2019
  • The Factors and Red Flags on the Road to HSA-Alt Student Identification document is now available in the Students & Families and General Information sections of the HSA-Alt portal resources page. This supplemental guide supports the decision-making process regarding students who will take the HSA-Alt. This document includes the current four-part HSA-Alt Participation Guidelines as well as definitions for "significant cognitive disability" and "adaptive behavior," and clarifies misconceptions about the factors that should be considered when identifying students who will take the HSA-Alt.

    Added November 6, 2018
  • The Hawaii DOE Assessment Section has released a memo regarding the Hawaii State Assessment-Alternate (HSA-Alt) identification process, including details about the HSA-Alt Participation Criteria. School IEP teams area encouraged to review the memo prior to meeting to review each student's current academic achievement and functional performance to determine the student's participation in the appropriate state-wide assessment(s). The memo may be accessed by clicking here or via the Resources > Hawaii DOE Memos section of the HSA-Alt portal.

    Added April 16, 2018
  • REMINDER: Operating systems that become available but do not appear on the Supported Browsers page on the portal are not supported. Do not upgrade to new operating systems on computers that will be used to administer online assessments without ensuring the updates meet the required specifications.

    Added January 27, 2016
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