2023-2024 Interim Assessment Window Now OpenAug 31, 2023
The English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics Interim Comprehensive Assessment (ICA) and Interim Assessment Blocks (IAB) are available as of August 28, 2023. The last day to administer the interim assessments will be July 26, 2024.
2023-2024 Secure Browsers LiveAug 7, 2023
The SY23-24 Secure Browsers are available to download from the Delaware System of Student Assessment (DeSSA) portal for iPad, Windows, Mac, and Linux devices. The SY22-23 secure browsers will be supported through the end of September. Devices will then need the SY23-24 secure browsers downloaded to support testing. Technology Guidance is now accessible on the portal through the Technology Guidance portal card on the Technology Coordinators page. The Change Log outlines the updated guidance for SY23-24.
Please contact the DeSSA Help Desk if you have any questions.
DeSSA ELA and Math Family Portal LiveJul 17, 2023
The DeSSA ELA and Mathematics Family Portal is now live and accessible through the portal card on the ELA and Mathematics page. Educators and administrators can view what families will experience when they access the site. Users can review the Family Portal Brochure and Instructions for Finding Access Codes for the Family Portal for guidance on accessing the site. Additional information about the Family Portal is located under DeSSA ELA and Mathematics Family Portal Resources for Test Coordinators on the Resources page.
Summative Assessment Window Closing on Thursday, May 25May 19, 2023
The Smarter Balanced English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics Summative testing window will close on Thursday, May 25, 2023. Please have students complete their summative assessment before end of day on Thursday, May 25.
Removal of the Dependency block in TIDE. Entering Supports is as it was in previous years.Oct 19, 2022
- Supports can be entered in all categories of supports for all students
- State-only access remains the same for Large Print, Braille, Print-on-Demand, etc. and Special Requests
DeSSA ELA and Math Additional Order Window Closes April 21Apr 17, 2023
The additional order window for ELA and Mathematics paper-pencil materials closes on April 21. All orders must be placed in TIDE no later than April 21.
DeSSA ELA and Mathematics Score Data Will Be Available on April 24 in CRSApr 17, 2023
Score data for the spring 2023 DeSSA ELA and Mathematics summative assessments will be available on April 24th for tests that were completed and submitted by students 10 or more business days before.
Spring 2023 DeSSA ELA/Math Tests LiveApr 3, 2023
The spring 2023 DeSSA summative ELA/L and Mathematics assessments are now live. The online test window is open from April 3 through May 25. The paper/pencil test window is open from April 3 through April 28. All paper/pencil responses must be entered into the DEI no later than May 4.
DeSSA ELA and Math Initial Order Window Closes February 2Jan 30, 2023
The initial order window for summative ELA and Mathematics paper and pencil materials closes on Thursday, February 2.