At Animas High School, we assess learning in lots of ways, using innovative strategies like Exhibitions, Student-Led Conferences and Presentations of Learning in addition to more traditional methods such as papers, quizzes and exams. Standardized tests are a piece of the assessment puzzle too, as they provide data that helps us examine student growth and how we’re doing as a school. Our administration, staff and School Excellence Committee analyze test scores annually, looking for trends and refining our practices to support student success.

The 2023/24 Assessment Calendar outlines standardized testing for the current school year, also reflected in the Fall 2023 Standardized Testing Letter to Families.

The AHS Board of Directors has approved online administration of CMAS and PSAT/SAT tests, which we have determined–in consultation with staff, students and families–is best for our school community.