AzM2 is the statewide achievement test. Arizona public school students in Grades 3 through 8 and sophomore cohort students (Cohort 2023) will take AzM2 assessment in English Language Arts and Mathematics at their grade level.
Spring 2021 Testing - updated Dec. 17, 2020
CBT: April 5 - April 30, 2021 (Writing must be completed by April 16)
PBT: April 5 - April 14, 2021 (Writing must be scheduled for April 5 or 6).
Grades 4-8 and 10
CBT: April 5 - May 14, 2021 (Writing must be completed by April 23)
PBT: April 5 - April 21, 2021 (Writing must be scheduled and completed first).
*Special Paper Version (SPV) tests are available for students unable to use a computer based on their daily instruction and IEP or 504 plan.
To report a Computer-Based Test Irregularity the District Test Coordinators must:
Log into PearsonAccessnext and on the top black Title Bar, verify that the Test Administration is set to Spring 20XX Science and that your Organization (District/School) from the drop-down menu is correct.
From TESTING, click on Select an action and select Student Tests.
Search for the student(s) who was involved in the Test Irregularity and place a check in the box by their name.
From the Start drop-down menu, select All Tasks.
On the Tasks for Student Tests screen, select the Manage Irregularities tab.
Enter the date the Test Irregularity happened, the type of Irregularity, and additional comments about what happened.
ADE will go into PearsonAccessnext to review the Test Irregularities and will email if additional information is needed about the test irregularity or about updating the status of the request.
The AzM2 Inbox should be your first contact concerning AzM2 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.