Testing Resources

This page provides links to manuals, user guides, schedules, and other important documents related to the Florida Statewide Assessments.

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Manuals

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Spring 2021 Paper-Based Testing Test Administrator Manual /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/Spring-2021_TA_PBT_TAM_Final_031521.pdf

The Spring 2021 Paper-Based Testing Test Administrator Manual includes scripts and instructions for administering the paper-based Spring 2021 Grades 4–6 ELA Writing, Grades 3–6 ELA Reading, Grades 3–6 Mathematics, and Grades 5 and 8 Statewide Science assessments.

Spring/Summer 2021 Computer-Based Testing Test Administrator Manual /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/Spring-Summer_2021_CBT_TA_TAM_Final_031921.pdf

The Spring/Summer 2021 Computer-Based Testing Test Administrator Manual includes scripts and instructions for administering the computer-based Spring 2021 Grades 7–10/Retake ELA Writing, Grades 7–10/Retake ELA Reading, Grades 7–8 Mathematics, and the Spring/Summer 2021 FSA (Algebra 1 and Geometry) and NGSSS (Biology 1, Civics, and U.S. History) EOC assessments.

Spring/Summer 2021 District Assessment Coordinator Manual /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/Spring-Summer-2021_DAC_TAM_Final_031521.pdf

The Spring/Summer 2021 District Assessment Coordinator Manual includes instructions for administering the Spring/Summer 2021 assessments.

Spring/Summer 2021 School Assessment Coordinator Manual /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/Spring-Summer-2021_SAC_TAM_Final_031521.pdf

The Spring/Summer 2021 School Assessment Coordinator Manual includes instructions for administering the Spring/Summer 2021 assessments.

User Guides

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User Guide Matrix /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/User_Guide_Matrix_Sp-Su_2021_FINAL.pdf

Matrix representing available user guides and the appropriate roles which should access each guide.

AVA User Guide /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/AVA_User_Guide-2020-21_Final_021621_508.pdf

This user guide supports Test Administrators (TAs) who access the Assessment Viewing Application (AVA) to administer paper-based accommodations (listening items, animations, closed captioning, and ASL videos) to students taking the Reading portion of the ELA assessment. (Updated 2/16/21)

FSA Reporting System User Guide /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/FSA-Reporting-System_UserGuide_041320_Final.pdf
This user guide describes how to access and understand the reports in the FSA Reporting System. (Updated 4/13/20)
PearsonAccess Next Reporting User Guide /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/PANext-Reporting-Guide_Final_042721_508.pdf
This user guide describes how to access and understand the reports in the PearsonAccess Next Reporting System. (Updated 4/27/21)
Practice Tests Guide /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/FSA-Practice-Tests-Guide-2020-21_021921_Final_508.pdf

Guide to assist users with logging in to and navigating through the practice tests. (Updated 2/19/21)

TDS Quick Guide /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/Florida_TDS_Quick-Guide_2020-2021_Final_020821.pdf
A guide to assist users with logging in to and navigating through the TA Interface and Student Interface. (Updated 2/9/21)
Test Administrator User Guide /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/Florida_TA_UserGuide_2020-21_Final_020821_508.pdf

This user guide supports Test Administrators (TAs) who manage testing for students participating in practice tests and operational computer-based assessments. (Updated 2/9/21)

TIDE Quick Guide /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/2020-2021_FSA_TIDE_Quick-Guide_Final_012821.pdf
A Quick Guide providing brief instructions on the main tasks in TIDE. (updated 1/29/21)
TIDE User Guide /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/FSA_TIDE_UserGuide_2020-21_Final_012821_508.pdf

User Guide to describe tasks performed in the Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE) for Florida Statewide Assessments. (Updated 1/29/21)

Infrastructure Trial Guide /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/Infrastructure_Trial_Guide-2020-21_Final_012021_508.pdf

Guide to walk school personnel through an Infrastructure Trial using the Student and TA Practice Tests Site. (Updated 1/20/21)