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State Testing

As your school of choice, ASU Prep Digital appreciates your participation and attendance during annual state testing.

These exams are a valuable tool for providing information on student growth and performance. The information on this page will provide an overview of what exams are administered in Arizona and who will take each exam. Thank you for your continued support and for being a part of the ASU Prep family!

Elementary State Tests

3rd Grade

3rd Grade Student Overview
Spring 2022 In-Person State Testing

Exam Information

What exams will I be taking?
AASA Writing Field Test (January/February window)
AASA (Reading, Writing, Oral Reading Fluency, and Math)

Testing Windows
January 24th – February 11th (Dates will be assigned by location)
April 4th – 15th (Dates will be assigned by location)

AASA Writing Field Test Description
Test
Number of Questions
Average Time For Test
Writing Essay
1 Essay Prompt
60-90 minutes
AASA Exam Breakdown
Test
Number of Questions
Average Time For Test
Reading Sections 1 and 2
50
90 - 140 minutes
Oral Reading Fluency
2
15 minutes
Math Sections 1 and 2
50
90 - 140 minutes
Writing
1 Essay
60 - 90 minutes

AASA Sample Tests and Tutorials – Select Arizona, then click on “Mic Check and Sample Tests”

4th Grade

4th Grade Student Overview
Spring 2022 In-Person State Testing

Exam Information

What exams will I be taking?
AASA Writing Field Test (January/February window)
AASA (Reading, Writing, and Math)

Testing Windows
January 24th – February 11th (Dates will be assigned by location)
April 4th – 15th (Dates will be assigned by location)

AASA Writing Field Test Description
Test
Number of Questions
Average Time For Test
Writing Essay
1 Essay Prompt
60-90 minutes
AASA Exam Breakdown
Test
Number of Questions
Average Time For Test
Reading Sections 1 and 2
50
90 - 140 minutes
Math Sections 1 and 2
50
90 - 140 minutes
Writing
1 Essay
60 - 90 minutes

AASA Sample Tests and Tutorials – Select Arizona, then click on “Mic Check and Sample Tests”

5th Grade

5th Grade Student Overview
Spring 2022 In-Person State Testing

Exam Information

What exams will I be taking?
AASA Writing Field Test (January/February window)
AASA (Reading, Writing, and Math)
AzSci

Testing Windows
January 24th – February 11th (Dates will be assigned by location)
April 4th – 15th (Dates will be assigned by location)

AASA Writing Field Test Description
Test
Number of Questions
Average Time For Test
Writing Essay
1 Essay Prompt
60-90 minutes
AASA Exam Breakdown
Test
Number of Questions
Average Time For Test
Reading Sections 1 and 2
50
90 - 140 minutes
Math Sections 1 and 2
50
90 - 140 minutes
Writing
1 Essay
60 - 90 minutes

AASA Sample Tests and Tutorials – Select Arizona, then click on “Mic Check and Sample Tests”

Middle School State Tests

6th Grade

6th Grade Student Overview
Spring 2022 In-Person State Testing

Exam Information

What exams will I be taking?
AASA Writing Field Test (January/February window)
AASA (Reading, Writing, and Math)

Testing Windows
January 24th – February 11th (Dates will be assigned by location)
April 4th – 15th (Dates will be assigned by location)

AASA Writing Field Test Description
Test
Number of Questions
Average Time For Test
Writing Essay
1 Essay Prompt
60-90 minutes
AASA Exam Breakdown
Test
Number of Questions
Average Time For Test
Reading Sections 1 and 2
50
90 - 140 minutes
Math Sections 1 and 2
50
90 - 140 minutes
Writing
1 Essay
60 - 90 minutes

AASA Sample Tests and Tutorials – Select Arizona, then click on “Mic Check and Sample Tests”

7th Grade

7th Grade Student Overview
Spring 2022 In-Person State Testing

Exam Information

What exams will I be taking?
AASA Writing Field Test (January/February window)
AASA (Reading, Writing, and Math)

Testing Windows
January 24th – February 11th (Dates will be assigned by location)
April 4th – 15th (Dates will be assigned by location)

AASA Writing Field Test Description
Test
Number of Questions
Average Time For Test
Writing Essay
1 Essay Prompt
60-90 minutes
AASA Exam Breakdown
Test
Number of Questions
Average Time For Test
Reading Sections 1 and 2
50
90 - 140 minutes
Math Sections 1 and 2
50
90 - 140 minutes
Writing
1 Essay
60 - 90 minutes

AASA Sample Tests and Tutorials – Select Arizona, then click on “Mic Check and Sample Tests”

8th Grade

8th Grade Student Overview
Spring 2022 In-Person State Testing

Exam Information

What exams will I be taking?
AASA Writing Field Test (January/February window)
AASA (Reading, Writing, and Math)
AzSci

Testing Windows
January 24th – February 11th (Dates will be assigned by location)
April 4th – 15th (Dates will be assigned by location)

AASA Writing Field Test Description
Test
Number of Questions
Average Time For Test
Writing Essay
1 Essay Prompt
60-90 minutes
AASA Exam Breakdown
Test
Number of Questions
Average Time For Test
Reading Sections 1 and 2
50
90 - 140 minutes
Math Sections 1 and 2
50
90 - 140 minutes
Writing
1 Essay
60 - 90 minutes

AASA Sample Tests and Tutorials – Select Arizona, then click on “Mic Check and Sample Tests”

High School State Tests

9th Grade

9th Grade Student Overview
Spring 2022 In-Person State Testing

Exam Information

What exams will I be taking?
ACT Aspire

Testing Window
April 4th – 15th (Dates will be assigned by location)

ACT Aspire Exam Breakdown
Test
Number of Questions
Time Per Test
English
62
45
Math
48
75
Reading
32
65
Science
44
60
Writing
1 Essay
40

ACT Aspire-Provided Prep Resources

ACT Calculator Policy

*Desmos online graphing calculator will be imbedded into the math exam

11th Grade

11th Grade Student Overview
Spring 2022 In-Person State Testing

Exam Information

What exams will I be taking?
ACT with Writing
AzSci

Testing Window
April 4th – 15th (Dates will be assigned by location)

ACT with Writing Exam Breakdown
Test
Number of Questions
Time Per Test
English
75
45
Mathematics
60
60
Reading
40
35
Writing
1 Essay
40

Information for Examinees

ACT-Provided Prep Resources

ACT Calculator Policy

*Desmos online graphing calculator will be imbedded into the math exam

Exam Descriptions

AASA

AASA – Arizona’s Academic Standards Assessment (AASA) is the statewide achievement test. Arizona public school students in Grades 3 through 8 will be assessed at their grade level in English Language Arts and Mathematics.

For AASA and AzSCI practice, click the button below, then click on “Mic Check and Sample Tests”

AASA Practice
AzSCI

AzSCI is the statewide achievement test for Science. AzSCI will be administered in 5th grade (equally covering domains from Grade 3/4/5 standards), 8th grade (equally covering domains from Grade 6/7/8 standards), and 11th grade – Cohort 2023 (equally covering domains from high school standards).

For AASA and AzSCI practice, click the button below, then click on “Mic Check and Sample Tests”

AzSCI Practice
ACT Aspire

ACT Aspire is the statewide high school achievement test, which will be administered to students in Grade 9/Cohort 2025. It consists of subtests in reading, writing, language arts, mathematics, and science.

For ACT Aspire practice, click the button below, then click on “Exemplars”

ACT Aspire Practice
ACT

ACT is the statewide high school achievement test, which will be administered to students in Grade 11/Cohort 2023. It consists of subtests in reading, writing, language arts, mathematics, and science.

For ACT practice, click the button below, then click on “Sample Tests”

ACT Practice