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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


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 with 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 with Writing
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 2.0
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
Scantron Assessment graphicScantron's Performance Series is a computer-adaptive, online assessment that offers educators an efficient, standards-based method to immediately diagnose student needs and inform placement and instructional strategy decisions.Scantron
ACT WorkKeys
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ACCESS for ELLs 2.0
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Scantron Assessment Grades 3-8 Fall Administrationhttp://www.alsde.edu/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=1191Scantron Assessment Grades 3-8 Fall Administration11918/6/2018 12:00:00 PM9/28/2018 8:00:00 PM
PreACT Grade 10 Administration http://www.alsde.edu/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=1193PreACT Grade 10 Administration 119310/1/2018 12:00:00 PM10/19/2018 8:00:00 PM
ACT WorkKeys Online Testing Grade 12 Administrationhttp://www.alsde.edu/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=1194ACT WorkKeys Online Testing Grade 12 Administration119410/1/2018 12:00:00 PM12/21/2018 9:00:00 PM