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This portal is your source for information about the Delaware System of Student Assessments (DeSSA). Use this site to access Smarter ELA and Math applications. Please check back often for the latest news about DeSSA.

Recent Announcements.

  • February 17, 2021 – TIDE downtime 

    The Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE) will be offline from Friday, February 26 to Sunday, February 28. TIDE will be available again on Monday, March 1. All other systems accessed through the DeSSA portal will be available during this TIDE downtime.

    Added February 17, 2021
  • January 19, 2021 – TIDE downtime 

    The Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE) will be offline from Thursday, February 4 to Friday, February 5 for the TIDE 13.1 release. All other systems accessed through the DeSSA portal will be available during this TIDE downtime.

    Added January 19, 2021
  • September 11, 2020 – TIDE Go-Live

    TIDE is now available for the 2020-2021 school year. The Delaware Department of Education (DDOE) has replaced their Single Sign-On from Identity Management System (IMS) to ClassLink. The process to access ClassLink is outlined in the TIDE User Guide. Upon logging in, if you do not have access to TIDE please contact your District ISO. 

    Added September 11, 2020
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Welcome to DeSSA!

This portal is your source for information about the Delaware System of Student Assessments (DeSSA). Use this site to access Smarter ELA and Math applications. Please check back often for the latest news about DeSSA.