Continuing to ensure that all Arizona children have the opportunity to succeed, the Arizona State
Board of Education (Board) has announced a new assessment to replace the AIMS Reading, Writing
and Mathematics tests beginning spring 2015. The Board voted and approved that American Institutes
for Research (AIR) will provide Arizona’s New Assessment, AzMERIT - Arizona's Measurement of
Educational Readiness to Inform Teaching.
Click here to view a letter to parents from the Arizona Department of Education on the new test for Arizona students.