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This portal is your source for information about the Hawai‘i Smarter Balanced Assessments.

Recent Announcements

  • The Assessment Section is offering a one-day Smarter Balanced Assessment Test Coordinator training in January and February 2020. The online registration form for each training may be accessed here or by clicking the training button on the home page at alohahsap.org. The registration deadline is January 17, 2020. Full information about the training can be found in the December 11, 2019 DOE Memo.

    Added December 13, 2019
  • The Hawaii DOE will apply for the U.S. DOE's Innovative Assessment Demonstration Authority in order to implement an innovative assessment pilot for grade 4 ELA and grade 8 mathematics in school year 2020-21. Teachers of these two grades and subject areas are invited to apply to the Innovative Assessment Pilot Program by completing the online application. The due date is December 31, 2019. Additional information can be found in the December 6, 2019 DOE Memo.

    Added December 10, 2019
  • School Test Coordinators are encouraged to use the Online Accommodation Verification Form to submit accommodation requests. This Google form automatically uploads to the Assessment Section office and is available here. School TCs must use their HI DOE Gmail account to access and submit this electronic form. The deadline to submit accommodations for the 2019-20 school year is January 17, 2020.

    Added December 9, 2019
  • The Assessment Section is offering a one-day training on January 13 - 14, 2019 for resource teachers, curriculum coordinators, academic coaches, and department heads on how to use Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments, the Digital Library, and the AIRWays Reporting system. The online registration form for each training may be accessed here or by clicking the training button on the home page at alohahsap.org. The registration deadline is Friday, December 13, 2019. Full information about the training can be found in the November 18, 2019 DOE Memo.

    Added November 18, 2019
  • The Hawaii Smarter Balanced Practice and Training Tests for all grades and subject areas are now available. Mahalo for your patience.

    Added November 11, 2019
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