South Dakota Assessment Portal

The South Dakota Assessment Portal (SDAP) is an online resource to help educators create, deliver, and track classroom and summative assessments for their students. The new SDAP contains several features and functions, as outlined on this page.

The updated SDAP contains several new features and functions, as outlined on this page.

To access the South Dakota Assessment Portal, go to https://sdap.emetric.net/Portal.

Documents:
SDAP at a Glance SDAP Overview
SLO Connection PowerPoint Help Guide: Create Tests
Help Guide: Create Items Help Guide: Use Pre-Made Forms

Administration

Administration is the platform used to deliver benchmark/interim classroom assessment and End of Course summative assessment testing online. This platform offers iTester Admin and iTester client.

Administration allows State, District and School personnel to view the current status of a particular administration, add and edit users, add students, schedule test sessions, and assign test forms.

iTester Client is the test delivery system.

Authoring

Authoring is the platform used to create items and tests to be delivered through iTester. Test Builder offers two programs.

Data Interaction

Data Interaction is eMetric’s web-based platform for data integration, dissemination and analytics of most classroom and summative as well as D-STEP testing results. It provides a variety of data visualization and graphical features which enable data to be represented in the form of graphs, histograms, ling graphs, scatter plots and pie charts.

Reporting

Reporting is eMetric’s web-based platform for data integration, dissemination and analytics of most classroom and summative as well as D-STEP testing results. It provides a variety of data visualization and graphical features which enable data to be represented in the form of graphs, histograms, line graphs, scatter plots and pie charts. Data from the old site is still accessible.

Training Options

1) Request district training from your ESA off of the Menu of Options

Help Guides:
Creating a Teacher Create a Student
SDAP Overview Teachers: Guide to use Pre-Made Forms
Teachers: 1-page Guide Using SDAP for SLOs
Teachers: Create Class and View Individual DSTEP Data Creating Items
Benchmark Instructions for SDAP Accessing Higher Order Thinking Items for Math and Language ArtsUpdated
Directions to Print Individual Student Reports for DSTEP Science from SDAP


eMetric Documents:
Reporting Manual eMetric 2003-12 Statewide Data
Administration Manual Installation & Workstation Readiness Guide
Authoring Manual SDAP Emetric Portal
Portal Help Guide Scoring Help Guide
Widget Properties Help Guide

Contact

For more information about Administration, Authoring, or Reporting contact Chris Booth at (605) 773-6156.