Arizona's Assessments of Academic Achievement

All Arizona schools participate in state and federally mandated assessments.

  • Arizona's Academic Standards Assessment (AASA) is the statewide achievement assessment for students in grades 3-8 in Language Arts and Math. The AASA aligns with Arizona's Academic Standards. 
  • Grades 3, 8, and 11 will take the Arizona Science Test (AZSCI).
  • Grade 9 will take the ACT Aspire assessment.
  • Grade 11 will take the ACT assessment.


More student and parent information and resources about Arizona's assessments can be found on the Arizona Department of Education webpage located HERE.