Assessment

AzMERIT

In November 2014, the Arizona State Board of Education adopted a new statewide achievement test, AzMERIT, for Arizona students. For more information on AzMERIT, click here.

K-6

Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS) (K-1)
  • Measures early literacy develop
  • Generates benchmarks
  • Monitors progress
STAR Reading
  • Computer-adaptive assessment
  • Assists students in selecting appropriate reading level materials
  • Computer-adaptive assessment
  • Informs teachers on instructional levels for individual students based on math standards
  • Aligned to Arizona State Standards
  • Assists educators in establishing learning goals specific to each student
  • 5 times per year beginning with pretest 

7-8

STAR Reading
  • Computer-adaptive assessment
  • Assists students in selecting appropriate reading level materials
  • Computer-adaptive assessment
  • Informs teachers on instructional levels for individual students based on math standards
  • Aligned to Arizona State Standards
  • Assists educators in establishing learning goals specific to each student
  • 5 times per year beginning with pretest 

9-12

STAR Reading (9-11)
  • Computer-adaptive assessment
  • Assists students in selecting appropriate reading level materials
  • Aligned to Arizona State Standards
  • Assists educators in establishing learning goals specific to each student
  • 5 times per year beginning with pretest