2014-15 Testing Dates
AIMS testing for 10th graders - no AIMS for current 10th graders except for Science.
AzMerit Testing - grades 3 -11 - April 13 - 24.
Current 11th and 12th graders who have not completed the AIMS testing requirements will test on:
AIMS Writing - Tuesday, October 28, 2014
AIMS Reading - Wednesday, October 29, 2014
AIMS Math - Thursday, October 30, 2014
2nd opportunity for 2014-15, if student did not pass first attempt.
AIMS Writing - Monday, February 23, 2015
AIMS Reading - Tuesday, February 24, 2015
AIMS Math - Wednesday, February 25, 2015
9th graders and some 10th graders. More information TBA
AIMS Science - Tuesday, April 14, 2015
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:
New AZMerit 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 AZMerit achievement test and sample items can be found at: http://www.azed.gov/assessment/new/
Here are some additional resoures to assist you in your preparation for your upcoming AIMS test:
If you have taken AIMS before and have not passed, ADE posts a "learning locator" link on your test results report with resources for you to use online.
The Free resource is located at:
or ADE links: