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.
AzM2 Portal (TIDE and ORS)Note: The last day to access the AzM2 Portal, hosted by Cambium Assessment, Inc., was Monday, October 11, 2021.
Arizona's Academic Standards Assessment (AASA) is the statewide achievement test. Arizona public school students in Grades 3 through 8 in English Language Arts and Mathematics will be assessed at their grade level.
Spring 2022 Testing
CBT: April 4 - April 29, 2022 (Writing must be completed by April 15, 2022)
PBT: April 4 - April 13, 2022 (Writing must be scheduled for April 4 or 5, 2022)
Testing Window: January 24 - February 18, 2022
All students in Grades 3-8 will participate
The Oral Reading Fluency (ORF) test section is administered to all third grade students.
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).
These Cut Scores will only be used for Arizona’s State Accountability System.
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.