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​Student Assessment

​The Office of Student Assessment is responsible for the coordination, development, and implementation of the state testing program. Our goal is to improve academic achievement for all Alabama students. This goal is accomplished by providing administrators, educators, parents, and the community the tools and information about student performance in the context of college and career readiness.​ Contact u​s

 

  
  
  
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ACT WorkKeys Assessment graphicACT WorkKeys is a job skills assessment system that helps employers select, hire, train, develop, and retain a high-performance workforce.ACT WorkKeys
  
ACT Aspire Assessment graphicACT Aspire is an assessment system that measures academic achievement in English, math, reading, science, and writing. It is linked to the ACT College- and Career- Readiness Standards. It is administered to students in Grades 3-8.ACT Aspire
  
ACT Explore/Plan Assessment graphicACT Explore (for 8th graders) and ACT Plan (for 10th graders) are curriculum-based educational and career planning programs that measure achievement in English, math, reading, and science.ACT Explore/Plan
  
ACT Plus Writing AssessmentThe ACT college readiness assessment which includes an optional Writing Test is used as a college admissions and placement test and measures the skills needed for first year college success.ACT Plus Writing
  
ACT QualityCore Assessment graphicACT QualityCore is a research-based system designed to help schools better prepare all students for college and workforce training. The system is designed to help students stay on track in English and Algebra.ACT QualityCore
  
ACCESS Assessment graphicACCESS for ELLs is an English language proficiency assessment for students in Grades K-12 who are classified as English learners (ELs).  Alternate Access is the assessment for 1st-12th grade ELs with significant cognitive disabilities.ACCESS for ELLs
  
http://assets.alsde.edu/sites/graphics/ALSDE%20Graphics/SA-SS-AAA.pngAlabama Alternate Assessment (AAA) is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities working on the Alabama Extended Standards in the areas of reading, English language arts, mathematics and science.AAA
  
http://assets.alsde.edu/sites/graphics/ALSDE%20Graphics/SA-SS-AHSGE.pngThe Alabama High School Graduation Exam is a minimum competency test that will be administered for the last time, July 2015, for students who still require this test in order to meet their diploma requirements.AHSGE
  
http://assets.alsde.edu/sites/graphics/ALSDE%20Graphics/SA-SS-NAEP.pngThe National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) is an assessment used to measure student achievement nationally. NAEP is referred to as the Nation’s Report Card because it indicates how students across the country are performingNAEP
  
  
  
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System Test Coordinators Meetinghttp://www.alsde.edu/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=530System Test Coordinators Meeting5309/8/2014 1:00:00 PM9/9/2014 10:00:00 PM
Testing window for the Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE)http://www.alsde.edu/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=38Testing window for the Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE)389/15/2014 12:00:00 PM9/19/2014 10:00:00 PM
Testing window for the ACT Plan assessmenthttp://www.alsde.edu/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=37Testing window for the ACT Plan assessment3710/15/2014 12:00:00 PM10/22/2014 10:00:00 PM