The Online HSA Science test window will open on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 and remain open until the end of the school year. Students will have two opportunities to take the Grade 5 or 8 Science assessment that covers the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Results will be available after achievement standards setting takes place in June 2020. Further information regarding the new assessments, including parent guides, test blueprints, and sample items, can be found under NGSS Resources. The Braille versions of the tests will be available by Monday, February 3, 2020. Please contact the Assessment Section or the HSAP Help Desk if you have any questions regarding Braille forms of the science assessments.