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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.

  • July 24, 2020 – CAI system summer downtime schedule

    To prepare for the start of the 2020-21 school year, CAI will be updating CRS, TIDE, TDS and AVA. The start of each downtime will begin at 12:00am and will end at 11:59pm on the days indicated, unless otherwise noted. These updates will occur on the schedule below.

    Centralized Reporting System

    Monday, July 27 – Sunday, August 2 at 9:00am

    Monday, August 24 – CRS Go-Live for SY20-21

    TIDE

    Wednesday, August 5 – Friday, August 14

    Monday, August 17 – TIDE Go-Live for SY20-21

    TDS Practice and Training Tests

    Friday, August 21 – Sunday, August 23

    Monday, August 24 – TDS Go-Live for SY20-21

    AVA

    Friday, August 21 – Sunday, August 23

    Monday, August 24 – AVA Go-Live for SY20-21

    Added July 24, 2020
  • July 17, 2020 – Interim Assessment Window Closes Today

    The Smarter Balanced English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics Interim Comprehensive Assessment (ICA) and Interim Assessment Blocks (IAB) testing window will close end of day today, July 17, 2020. Please have your students complete and submit their interim assessments before the end of the day.

    Added July 17, 2020
  • May 5, 2020 – Remote Interim testing

    The remote Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments are available for students to test. The DOE 2020 Quick Guide to Administer Interim Assessments Remotely provides information on how authorized users may start a test session and how students may access the assessments. Please refer to the Remote Administration Checklist prior to starting a test session. The last day to administer the interim assessments remotely will be June 30, 2020. Student scores from remote testing will be available in Reporting.

    Added May 5, 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.