Test Schedule

  • The Florence Unified School district administers a computer-based test. The test is administered in the spring semester. You will receive further information as we near the time to administer the assessment.

    AzMERIT and AIMS Science - What's new for Spring 2018

    The dates for the Spring 2018 test windows for both the AzMERIT and AIMS Science have been recently changed due to SB1131.  Share these dates with your Superintendents, school personnel and parents.

    Test Calendar changes include: The test windows have been changed and shortened.  3rd Grade students are no longer required to complete Reading and Math earlier than other students.  AIMS Science will open 1 week prior to AzMERIT test window.


    • Paper Based Test Window
      • Writing, Reading, and Math are on April 2 - April 10.  This is a new 7-day test window.
    • Computer Based Test Window (Including entry to DEI)
      • Writing is on April 2 - April 13.  This is a new 2-week test window.
      • Reading and Math are on April 2 - April 27.  This is a new 4-week test window.  No early testing is required for Grade 3.

    AIMS Science

    • Computer Based Test Window
      • Science is on March 26 - April 20.  This is only available as a computer test.  This is a new 4-week test window. This opens 1-week prior to AzMERIT.

    State Statute

    Personal student data has never been, and never will be, shared with the federal government. Student test data is protected via a number of state and federal laws. including: A.R.S. §§ 15-1041 through 15-1045, Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), and Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA).