Pursuant to state statute, the State Board of Education adopted a menu of assessments for grades 9-12, referred to as the Menu of Assessments (see below), to measure pupil achievement of the state academic standards. Local education agencies may select an assessment from the Menu to administer in high schools. For school years 2019-2020 and 2020-2021, the selected assessment is administer in addition to the statewide assessment. Assessments on the Menu must: 1) be high quality; 2) meet or exceed the level of rigor of the state academic standards; and 3) be able to be scaled for accountability purposes (A.R.S.15-741.02).
On April 29, 2019, the Board adopted a 5-Year Assessment Plan:
5-Year Assessment Plan
Arizona Request to Waive Peer Review Requirements for Menu of Assessments
US ED Waiver Response - AZ high school assessments waiver