Test Coordinators

The Achievement Testing District Test Coordinator is responsible for AzMERIT and AIMS Science.

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

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

Achievement Testing District Test Coordinator Information

Detailed Assessment Testing Calendar for 2015-2016

Assessment Test Coordinator Information Change Form

 

AzMERIT

AzMERIT is the statewide achievement test. Arizona public school students in Grades 3 through high school will take AzMERIT in English Language Arts and Mathematics at their grade level. Students taking high school level English Language Arts and Mathematics will take AzMERIT End-of-Course assessments that will test their proficiency in these subjects near the end of the course.


School Year 2015-2016 AzMERIT Test Calendar
Fall EOC Testing Only

     Computer-Based Test Window
     October 26 – December 4*
     *Writing must be completed by November 13

     Paper-Based Test Window
     October 26– November 6

Spring 2016

     Computer-Based Test Window
     March 28 – May 6*
     *Writing must be completed by April 15

     Paper-Based Test Window
     March 28 – April 8

AzMERIT Test Administration Directions and Test Coordinator Manual

  • Fall 2015 AzMERIT Test Coordinator Manual – Coming Fall 2015
  • Fall 2015 AzMERIT EOC Test Administration Directions – Coming Fall 2015
  • AzMERIT Testing Conditions, Tools, and Accommodations Guidance

    AzMERIT Resources

    Fall 2015 Resources – coming Fall 2015

    District Test Coordinator Important Tasks Checklist
    Transfer Student Guidelines for AzMERIT
    AzMERIT Testing Incident Report for PBT
    Spring 2015 District Test Coordinator Important Tasks Checklist
    AzMERIT Security Agreement for Superintendent/Charter Representative
    AzMERIT Security Agreement for Staff
    AzMERIT Pre-Test Training Presentation – PPT
    AzMERIT Test Booklet Covers

    AIMS Science

    AIMS Science

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

      • Test Window – March 14 – April 22, 2016

    AIMS Science Test Administration Directions and Test Coordinator Manual

    • AIMS Science Test Administration Directions – Available Spring 2016
    • Test Coordinator’s Manual – School Year 2014-2016 – Available Spring 2016

    AIMS Science Resources

      Resources will be available Spring 2016

    • AIMS HS and AIMS Science Key Dates 2014-2015
    • AIMS Test Security Agreement for Superintendent/Test Coordinator – School Year 2015-2016
    • AIMS Security Agreement for Staff– School Year 2015-2016
    • AIMS Testing Incident Report Form
    • Off-Site Test Location Notification Form
    • AIMS Science PTW – part 1
    • AIMS Science PTW – part 2
    • AIMS Science PTW – part 3

    AIMS Science Testing Accommodations

    AIMS Science Support Materials

    AIMS Science Information Items

     

    Links to Other Assessments

     

    Contact Information
    Project Lead: Mary Pat Wood
    Coordinator of State Test Administration
    Arizona Department of Education
    MaryPat.Wood@azed.gov
    602-542-5345

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    AZELLA District Test Coordinator Information

    Detailed Assessment Testing Calendar for 2015-2016

    Assessment Test Coordinator Information Change Form

    The SDELL73 ELL Student Need Report is an annual report that displays all students in a school/LEA that have an ELL Need in the current or prior two fiscal years. This report is designed for informational purposes and can be used to ensure best practices for students with an ELL need. For more information regarding how to use this Report (and all other AZELLA/SDELL Reports) click here Guide to Navigating and Using AZELLA Reports (PDF) Updated 6-11-15

    Information

     

    Forms

    School Year 2015-2016

     

    Links

     

    For questions pertaining to test administration, please contact us by emailing the AZELLA inbox
    AZELLA@azed.gov

    Brenda Wright
    AZELLA State Test Coordinator
    602.542.5233

    Lisa Oliver
    ELL Assessment Development
    Lisa.Oliver@azed.gov
    602.542.0948

    Marlene Johnston
    Director of English Language Learner Assessments
    Marlene.Johnston@azed.gov
    602.364.3501

     

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    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 are the most recent editions of The Examiner.


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