The Achievement Testing District Test Coordinator is responsible for ELA and Math assessments for students in grades 3-8 and Science assessments for students in grades 5, 8, and 11. The Achievement DTC is also responsible for the administration of ACT Aspire for students in 9th grade and ACT for students in 11th grade.
Arizona's Academic Standards Assessment (AASA) is the statewide achievement test. Arizona public school students in Grades 3 through 8 will be assessed at their grade level in English Language Arts and Mathematics.
AzSCI is the statewide achievement test for Science. AzSCI will be administered in 5th grade (equally covering domains from Grade 3/4/5 standards), 8th grade (equally covering domains from Grade 6/7/8 standards), and 11th grade - Cohort 2023 (equally covering domains from high school standards).
ADE will be reviewing and revisiting the ACT Cut Scores for State and Federal Accountability for 2022. The previous ACT/SAT Cut Scores posted were for Menu of Assessments and State Accountability only. More information to come!
The AASA Inbox should be your first contact concerning AASA questions and AzSCI Inbox for Science questions. All questions concerning test administration, students required to test, test schedules, test improprieties, and any issues that arise during test administration should be sent to the inbox.
High Importance – For issues that arise during actual student testing, send an email to the Inbox and indicate in the subject line “Students Testing – Need Help”. Mark your email with a High Importance tag. Include a phone number that we are able to contact you back if necessary. ADE will respond as quickly as possible. Do not leave a voice message as these calls are not responded to as quickly as emails. In your email include any error message or code student or TA is receiving.