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Assessment & Accountability

Parents please plan all appointments accordingly as we will not disturb the classrooms during testing times.

Statewide Assessment Information


AASA is the statewide test used to assess students in grades 3-11 in English Language Arts and Mathematics.
Arizona Department of Education AASA Resources


AzSCI  is administered in the Spring to students in Grades 5, 8, and 11.  The assessment measures student proficiency of the Arizona Academic Content Standard in Science.
Arizona Department of Education Science Resources

College Readiness Assessment Information:


The ACT Exam is a college entrance assessment accepted at colleges and universities in the United States. This year, the Scottsdale Unified School District will administer the assessment to all 11th grade students enrolled in the district per state assessment requirement.


The SAT Exam is a college entrance assessment accepted by colleges and universities in the United States.


The PSAT is designed to prepare students for the SAT assessment and may be used to qualify for the National Merit Scholarship program.
This year, the Scottsdale Unified District will pay exam fees for all 10th grade students enrolled in the district.
PSAT Resources 


Advanced Placement®

The Advanced Placement Exam  is administered in May each year to measure how well students have mastered the content and skills learned in a given AP® course.
AP Resources 

Students with Disabilities:

There are accommodations available for each test. Please refer to the list below to obtain additional information.

  • PSAT/NMSQT, SAT: Refer to the CollegeBoard™ website
  • ACT: Refer to the respective websites
  • AP: Contact the coordinator at the appropriate SUSD high school

Contact Us

Dr. Cynthia Bochna
Director, Assessment & Accountability

Gail Oper
Student Assessment Coordinator

Links & Documents

SUSD Assessment Calendar

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Assessment Results