Subject Area Alternative Assessment (SATP2 AA)

The Mississippi Student Achievement Improvement Act, approved by the Mississippi Senate in 1999, states that standards for high school graduation shall include student "mastery of minimum academic skills as measured by assessments developed ad administered by the State Board if Education".  To meet the intent of this legislation, four subjects area tests were developed: Algebra I, Biology I, U.S. History, and English II with a writing component.  Students earning a high school diploma must pass all four subject area tests to met graduation requirements.  All the online testing resources for the SATP2 can be found in the links below.  Including guides for parents and teachers, information on best practices, review templates and practice tests.

      Testing Students with Disabilities Regulations to the SATP2AA

      Subject Area Testing Program Appeals Process (SBP Code 7610)


  • SATP2 AA Request Forms (with documentation) due in OSA no later than October 7th annually
  • Dispositions (approvals/denials) sent to Special Education Director on or about November 15th annually
  • Deadline to submit e-mail notification regarding non-submission of an Alternative Assessment portfolio is Friday, March 7, 2014. 
  • Portfolios due in OSA by 4:00 p.m. on March 28, 2014

  • Anticipated mailing of student score reports to DTC on or about May 6, 2014
Office of Student Assessment     P.O. Box 771     Jackson, MS 39205-0771     Phone: (601) 359-3052     Fax: (601) 359-2471

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