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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, DCAS Science and Social Studies applications, and DCAS-Alt1 applications. Please check back often for the latest news about DeSSA.

Recent Announcements

  • TEST WINDOWS OPEN: The following Spring 2015 test windows are now open:

     

    Spring 2015 Assessment

    Online Test Window Opens

    Online Test Window Closes

    Smarter Summative ELA/Math (grades 3-8) Mar 10, 2015 Jun 4, 2015
    DCAS-Alt1 (All Grades/Subjects) Mar 2, 2015 Jun 4, 2015
    Smarter Interim Assessment Blocks (IAB) ELA/Math (grades 3-8,11) Jan 27, 2015 Jun 4, 2015
    Smarter Interim Comprehensive Assessment (ICA)  ELA/Math (grades 3-8,11) Jan 5, 2015
    Jun 4, 2015
    End-of-Course (EOC) Window 1 – US History, Algebra II and Integrated Math III Jan 5, 2015
    Feb 5, 2015
     

    Added March 10, 2015
  • For Spring 2015, installation of a new secure browser is required on each computer to be used for DeSSA assessments. The secure browsers for Windows, Mac, and Linux are now available at http://de.portal.airast.org/browsers/. In preparation for the new secure browser, please uninstall the current version of the secure browser. This will avoid having multiple browsers present on the desktop.

    Added December 10, 2014
  • Released DCAS – Alt1 tasks are now available. Find these tasks on the DCAS – Alt1 Resources page.

    Companion Task Guides with more information on each task are coming soon.

    Added October 8, 2014
  • Please click here to view all announcements.

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, DCAS Science and Social Studies applications, and DCAS-Alt1 applications. Please check back often for the latest news about DeSSA.