South Dakota Smarter Balanced Assessment

School districts will be using the American Institutes for Research (AIR) services to administer the South Dakota Smarter Balanced Assessment. Use this site to access resources and download the secure browser.

Recent Announcements

  • Desmos Calculator

    Students taking the online South Dakota Smarter Balanced math assessment will have access to embedded Desmos calculators. For more information, refer to the the Desmos Calculator User Guide on the Resources page  or the standalone embedded standard, scientific, and graphing calculators.

    Added October 4, 2017
  • Interim Test Eligibility

    A student’s default eligibility for any interim ICA and IAB tests is based on their current enrolled grade. Off-grade interim tests can be changed in TIDE. See Interim Eligibility FAQ for more details.

    Added September 20, 2017
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South Dakota Smarter Balanced Assessment

School districts will be using the American Institutes for Research (AIR) services to administer the South Dakota Smarter Balanced Assessment. Use this site to access resources and download the secure browser.