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HSA-Alt ELA Test Specifications (v6) 2017-2018 /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/HSA-ALT-ELA-Test-Specifications_v6.pdf
HSA-Alt Mathematics Test Specifications (v5) 2017-2018 /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/HSA-ALT-Mathematics-Test-Specifications_v5.pdf
HSA-Alt Science Bridge Test Specifications (v6) 2018-2019 /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/HSA-ALT-Science-Test-Specifications_v6.pdf.pdf
Updated October 09, 2018
The HSA-Alt ELA Test Specifications and HSA-Alt Mathematics Test Specifications documents provide information on 2017-2018 versions of the English Language Arts and Mathematics test specifications, which link HSA-Alt test items to the Hawaii Common Core Standards in English Language Arts and Mathematics. The HSA-Alt ELA Test Specifications and Mathematics Test Specifications will be updated once 2018-2019 test specifications are available. For initial information about 2018-2019 test specifications for English Language Arts and Mathematics, refer to the Range Performance Level Descriptors.

The HSA-Alt Science Bridge Test Specifications provide information on the 2018-2019 version of the Science test specifications which link the HSA-Alt test items to the HCPS III Science Standards. These have been revised to indicate the content that will be included in the Spring 2019 HSA-Alt Science Bridge Assessments.
HSA-Alt Family Reports Interpretive Guide Spring 2018 /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/2017-2018-HI-HSA-Alt-Family-Report-Interpretive-Guide.pdf
HSA-Alt Family Reports Cover Letter Spring 2018 (ELA and Mathematics) /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/2017-2018-HSA-Alt-ELA-Mathematics-Family-Report-Parent-Cover-Letter.docx
HSA-Alt Family Reports Cover Letter Spring 2018 (Science) /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/2017-2018-HSA-Alt-Science-Assessment-Family-Report-Parent-Cover-Letter.docx
This Interpretive Guide is intended to help parents and educators understand how to read and find information contained in the family report. The cover letter is a document schools can print and send to parents along with the family report.
HSA-Alt Informational Brochure for Parents 2017-2018 /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/HSA_Alt_Parent_Brochure_2018-2019.pdf
These document provides information for Parents about the HSA-Alt Assessments.
HSA-Alt Participation Guidelines - Decision Making Questions and Examples /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/HSA_Alt_Participation_Guidelines_Examples_2018-2019.pdf
HSA-Alt Participation Guidelines /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/HSA_Alt_Participation_Guidelines_2018-2019.pdf
HSA-Alt Decision Making Flow Chart /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/HSA_Alt_Decision_Making_Flow_Chart_2018-2019.pdf
Factors and Red Flags on the Road to HSA-Alt Student Identification /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/Factors-and-Red-Flags-on-the-Road-to-HSA_Alt-Student-Identification.pdf
These documents provide information for use by an IEP team when making decisions regarding alternate assessment participation. These documents outline the four participation criteria that must be met; provide examples of typical educational situations that should be considered; provide a series of questions and answers that should be considered; and provide a list of factors and "red flags" to consider during the HSA-Alt identification process.
Parent IDEA Letter 2018 (PDF) /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/2018-IDEA-Letter.pdf
Parent IDEA Letter 2018 (DOCX) /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/2018-IDEA-Letter.docx
This document provides information on IDEA Requirements.
Quick Start Guide to the Online HSA-Alt Training Test /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/HSA-Alt_Quick-Guide-Online-Training-Tests_2018-2019.pdf
Updated September 26, 2018
The Quick Start Guide to the Online HSA-Alt Training Test provides a brief list of the steps needed to start an online HSA-Alt training test and navigate through the training test items. This guide is available for use by TAs, parents, and/or students.
Sample HSA-Alt ELA and Mathematics Family Report 2017-2018 /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/HI-HSA-ALT_Sample-Family-Report_ELA-Math_2017-2018.pdf
Sample HSA-Alt Science Family Report 2017-2018 /core/fileparse.php/3344/urlt/HI-HSA-ALT_Sample-Family-Report_Science_2017-2018.pdf
These sample score reports show a student’s best performance on the HSA-Alt Assessments in ELA and Mathematics and the HSA-Alt Assessment in Science. The sample reports also show what areas are assessed in each subject, what the student's proficiency level is in the different subject areas, and provide additional resources and answers to frequently asked questions about the HSA-Alt Assessments.