Arizona State Achievement Test (Grades 3-12)
All Arizona public schools, including districts schools and charter schools, are required to properly administer state and federally mandated assessments.
For information about the AzM2 in DVUSD, click here.
For information about the AzM2 from the Arizona Department of Education, click here.DIBELS 8th Edition (Grades K-3)
In the Deer Valley Unified School District, all Kindergarten through third grade students are assessed using the DIBELS 8th Edition screener in August, December and May.
The Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS) 8th Edition are a set of procedures and measures for assessing the acquisition of early literacy skills from kindergarten through eigth grade. They are designed to be short (one minute) fluency measures used to regularly monitor the development of early literacy and early reading skills.
DIBELS 8th Edition are comprised of six measures to function as indicators of phonemic awareness, alphabetic principle, accuracy and fluency with connected text, and reading comprehension. DIBELS 8th Edition was designed for use in identifying children experiencing difficulty in acquisition of basic early literacy skills in order to provide support early and prevent the occurrence of later reading difficulties. For more information, click here.