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Testing Information

PSAT Information
  • Sophomores and Juniors are strongly encouraged to take the PSAT.  For further information on the test itself, please follow this link:
    SAT/ACT Information
    • All University-bound seniors need to have taken either the ACT or the SAT.  Students are welcome to take both tests.  It is recommended that Juniors take these tests in April/May/June and that Seniors take one of these exams no later than October.  Please check with specific universities for admission and testing requirements. 
    • The ACT and SAT tests are offered at various locations in and around the Gilbert area.  Follow the following links to search for locations. 
    • For more information and/or to sign up for the ACT, click here
    • For more information and/or to sign up for the SAT, click here
    AIMS Information
    • It is a State requirement that students score a Meets or Exceeds in the following sections of the AIMS test to graduate:
      • Reading
      • Writing
      • Math
    • Juniors and Seniors who have not received a scores of Meets or Exceeds in one or more sections will need to take the appropriate tests at Global Academy.  Please click on the AIMS link for more information.

    2014-15 Testing Dates
    AIMS testing for 10th graders - no AIMS for current 10th graders, but students will take an end of the year assessment.  Dates and times TBA:

    Current 11th and 12th graders who have not completed the AIMS testing requirements will test on:
       AIMS Writing  - Tuesday, October 28
       AIMS Reading - Wednesday, October 29 
       AIMS Math - Thursday, October 30
    2nd opportunity for 2014-15
       AIMS Writing  - Monday, February 23 
       AIMS Reading - Tuesday, February 24 
       AIMS Math - Wednesday, February 25 

    9th graders and some 10th graders.  More information TBA
       AIMS Science - Tuesday, April 14

    These dates are not flexible or optional. If you need to retake a portion of the AIMS, you will need to attend on the date above for the specific test you are required to retake.

    AIMS testing for 7th & 8th graders:

    (Writing, Reading, Math, Science) - TBA
    New AZ Achievement Testing Information
    The Arizona Department of Education has released sample test questions for the new statewide achievement test that will be announced later this month.
    The link for information regarding the new AZ achievement test and sample items can be found at:







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