New student assessments to set new baseline for Hawaii

Smarter Balanced assessments aligned to the expectations of colleges and careers.


The Department administers a series of exams designed to measure student progress toward standards competency, and to ensure students are on path toward college and career readiness.



State Assessmenthttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/TeachingAndLearning/Testing/StateAssessmentState AssessmentInformation about the Hawaii State Assessment and the new Smarter Balanced exams.
ACThttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/TeachingAndLearning/Testing/ActACTThe ACT College & Career Readiness System helps measure a signature Department goal.
End of Course Examhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/TeachingAndLearning/Testing/EndOfCourseExamEnd of Course ExamStudents are tested in algebra, biology, writing and U.S. history.
Advanced Placementhttp://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/TeachingAndLearning/Testing/AdvancedPlacementAdvanced PlacementFor college-bound students who want to establish post-secondary preparedness.

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Students statewide are taking the Smarter Balanced Assessment, which has three parts. Which do you want to know more about?