Hawaii public school students continue to make progress on AP exams


To measure student progress toward college/career readiness. Required exams: (1) English Language Arts/Literacy and Mathematics, Smarter Balanced Assessments, grades 3-8 and 11; (2) Science, Hawaii State Assessments, grades 5 and 8; (3) National Assessment of Educational Progress (a sample of students in grades 4 and 8 given every other year). Targeted exams for Kaiapuni, English Learners, and students with cognitive disabilities.



Smarter Balancedhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/TeachingAndLearning/Testing/StateAssessmentSmarter BalancedLearn about our statewide assessments for English Language Arts/Literacy and Mathematics.
ACThttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/TeachingAndLearning/Testing/ActACTThe ACT exam for grade 11 will be administered starting Feb. 28, 2023.
Kaiapuni Assessment of Education Outcomes (KAEO)https://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/TeachingAndLearning/Testing/KAEOKaiapuni Assessment of Education Outcomes (KAEO)Developed using the Hawaiian language framework for Hawaiian Language Immersion programs.
Other Assessmentshttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/TeachingAndLearning/Testing/OAOther AssessmentsEnd-of-Course Exams, Hawaii State Assessment (HSA) in Science, HSA-Alt, NAEP.
Advanced Placementhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/TeachingAndLearning/Testing/AdvancedPlacementAdvanced PlacementStudents can earn college credit by receiving a passing score on these optional exams.
Innovative Assessment Projecthttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/TeachingAndLearning/Testing/InnovativeAssessmentProjectInnovative Assessment Project
PADIhttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/TeachingAndLearning/Testing/PADIPADIPerformance Assessment Development Initiative
Testing Documentshttps://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/TeachingAndLearning/Testing/homeTesting DocumentsStatewide assessment technical documentation.

​Parents and guardians who have questions regarding their child’s Individual Student Report for a statewide assessment, including parents/guardians with limited English Proficiency and those with disabilities may contact the child's school.


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