AZM2 Testing

AZM2 Testing

AzM2/AzSci Information - State Testing for Grade 7-8

About AzM2/AzSci  
Students in grades 7-8 will be taking the AzM2 State Testing. Attendance is very important. Unless there’s an emergency or your child is sick, please make sure your child is on time to school and stays until dismissal. If a student leaves in the middle of a test, they are not permitted to finish that section and all unanswered questions will be marked incorrect. 

AzM2 is an annual assessment to measure our students’ progress in mastering the state-adopted academic standards in Writing, Reading and Math. It is an opportunity for parents and teachers to gain information about their students’ achievement. Teachers are able to analyze test results and better tailor instruction to student needs. This year the AzM2 test will be a paper copy booklet and not online.

Emily Gray 8th Grade students will be taking AzScience in addition to AzM2 (Writing, Reading & Math). Again, this test measures our students’ progress on the academic standards in Science and teachers can use the results to inform their instruction. The AzSci test is a computer based test. Eighth grade students who have a chromebook checked out will need to bring it the week of April 19th-22nd as they will be taking the AzSci test in their regularly scheduled Science classes. 

Remote learners should report directly to the MPR. Please plan to pick up your child at the scheduled end time listed below. We will call if your child is done sooner, or if we think they may need additional time. Our remote learners will be the only students in the MPR and they will be seated 6ft apart.  

Mark Your Calendars!  
AzM2 In Person Learners in Grades 7-8:
  • Monday, April 12th - Writing: 8:15-10:15  
  • Tuesday, April 13th - Reading & Math Part 1: 8:15-11:15  
  • Thursday, April 15th -Reading & Math Part 2: 8:15-11:15 
  • Make-up Testing: Wednesday, April 14th: 8:15-11:15
  • Make-up Testing: Friday, April 16th: 12:15-3:15

AzM2 Remote Learners in 7-8 (Go to Emily Gray MPR @ 8:15 on the below dates):  
  • Monday, April 12th -Writing: 8:15-10:15 
  • Tuesday, April 13th - Reading & Math Part 1: 8:15-11:15
  • Thursday, April 15th - Reading & Math Part 2: 8:15-11:15  
  • Make-up Testing: Wednesday, April 14th: 12:15-3:15
  • Make-up Testing: Friday, April 16th: 8:15-11:15

AzSci In Person Learners in 8th Grade Only
  • Monday April 19-Thursday April 22nd: Testing takes place in the students Science Class. 
  • Make-up Testing: Monday, April 26th & Wednesday April 28th during student’s 8th period.

AzSci Remote Learners in 8th Grade Only 
  • Friday, April 23rd-Science: 9:00-12:00 (Go to MPR)
  • Make-up Testing for Science will be scheduled individually April 26th- April 28th.

Testing Bell Schedule
April 12-15: Emily Gray will be following a modified bell schedule the week of AzM2 to accommodate testing blocks. Google Meets for Remote Learners will follow this schedule to match our in person classes on campus. 

How Parents Can Help: 
  • Ensure your child has eaten a healthy breakfast and is well rested for their testing day. 
  • Send a healthy snack and water bottle with your child every day.
  • Ensure that your child arrives at school on time.  
  • Avoid removing your student from school on testing days. 
  • If your student is present, they will be given the test scheduled for that day. 
  • Encourage your child to give their best effort and maintain a positive attitude 

For more information about the AzM2 assessment, please visit their webpage at: 

If you have additional questions, please contact Mrs. Shelton at 749-3838 option 4; or email at [email protected]

Test Coordinator - Marsha Shelton
(520) 749-3838 option 4
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