Test Coordinators

The Achievement Testing District Test Coordinator is responsible for AIMS HS, AIMS Science, and the new assessment to be determined.

The Alternate Assessment District Test Coordinator is responsible for the AIMS A Science and NCSC Alternate Assessment.

The AZELLA District Test Coordinator is responsible for the AZELLA assessment.

Achievement Testing District Test Coordinator Information

Detailed Assessment Testing Calendar for 2014-2015

New State Assessment

The final selection and adoption of a new statewide achievement test is expected to occur in early October. As soon as possible after the State Board of Education adopts that new statewide achievement test, the Assessment Section will post a testing calendar and other information about the test.


AIMS Science
AIMS Science will be administered to students in Grades 4, 8, and High School.

  • Test Window – March 16 – April 24, 2015

AIMS HS (Writing, Reading, Mathematics)
Students expecting to graduate by the end of 2016 are permitted to participate in AIMS HS testing.

AIMS Testing Accommodations

  • AIMS Testing Accommodations: Guidelines for 2014-2016 (Coming in August)

AIMS Support Materials

AIMS Information Items


Links to Other Assessments


Contact Information
Project Lead: Mary Pat Wood
Coordinator of State Test Administration
Arizona Department of Education

The Examiner assessment newsletter button

The Examiner is a quarterly newsletter for test coordinators.
(click on the button)

Alternate Assessment District Test Coordinator Information

The designated Alternate Assessment Test Coordinator is the responsible individual for assessing eligible students yearly in the grades and subjects listed below.

  • AIMS A – Science (grades 4, 8, and 10 only)
  • NCSC - ELA and Mathematics (grades 3-8 and 11th grade)

Additional information for Alternate Assessment Test Coordinators

AZELLA District Test Coordinator Information








For questions pertaining to test administration, please contact us by emailing the AZELLA inbox


Linda Harvey
AZELLA State Test Coordinator

Lisa Oliver
ELL Assessment Development

Marlene Johnston
Director of English Language Learner Assessments


The Examiner assessment newsletter buttonThe Examiner is a quarterly newsletter for test coordinators. Click the button.
The Examiner Newsletter for Test CoordinatorsThe Examiner is the Assessment Division’s quarterly newsletter for test coordinators in Arizona schools and districts. Each publication (PDF file) contains news and updated information about Arizona assessments. Below is the most recent edition of The Examiner.

May 2014
Earlier Editions