Arizona State Assessments

2014-2015 AzMerit-Arizona’s Measurement of Educational Readiness to Inform Teaching

Where can I find more information about AzMERIT?

General Az-MERIT information page from the state: http://www.azed.gov/assessment/azmerit/

How are records matched to students in Illuminate?

AzMERIT 2014-2015 looks to match SAISID (6) to State Student ID only.

How are unique records identified?

AzMERIT 2014-2015: All Tables (ELA, Math, and Other) use column 20, UIN (Universal Identification Number), to identify unique records.

AIMS-Arizona’s Instrument to Measure Standards

AIMS Grade 3-8

How are records matched to students in Illuminate?

2014-2015: 

  • 1st: SAIS_Number (27) to State Student ID
  • 2ndSAIS_Number (27) to Local Student ID
  • 3rd: School_Student_ID_Number (28) to Local Student ID

2013-2014:

  • 1st: SAIS_Number (26) to State Student ID
  • 2ndSAIS_Number (26) to Local Student ID
  • 3rd: School_Student_ID_Number (27) to Local Student ID

2012-2013: Same as 2014-2015

2011-2012, 2010-2011, and 2009-2010: Layout is not available

How are unique records identified?

2014-2015: 

  • Content_Area (31)
  • SAIS_Number (27)
  • School_Student_ID_Number (28)

2013-2014: 

  • Content_Area (30)
  • SAIS_Number (26)
  • School_Student_ID_Number (27)

2012-2013: Same as 2014-2015

2011-2012, 2010-2011, and 2009-2010: Layout is not available

AIMS HS

How are records matched to students in Illuminate?

2014-2015 (Fall and Spring)

  • 1st: SAIS_Number (27) to State Student ID
  • 2nd: SAIS_Number (27) to Local Student ID
  • 3rd: School_Student_ID_Number (28) to Local Student ID

2013-2014 (Fall and Spring): Same as 2014-2015



2012-2013 (Fall and Spring):

  • 1st: SAIS_Number (27) to State Student ID
  • 2nd: School_Student_ID_Number (28) to Local Student ID

2011-2012, 2010-2011, and 2009-2010: Layout is not available

How are unique records identified?

2014-2015, 2013-2014, and 2012-2013 (Fall and Spring): 

  • School_Student_ID_Number (28)
  • SAIS_Number (27)
  • Season (12)
  • Content_Area (31)

2011-2012, 2010-2011, and 2009-2010: Layout is not available.

AZELLA-Arizona’s English Language Learner Assessment

How are records matched to students in Illuminate?

2015-2016:

  • 1st: SAIS (25) to State Student ID
  • 2nd: SAIS (25) to Local Stduent ID
  • 3rd: School ID (26) to Local Student ID

2014-2015: Same as 2015-2016

2013-2014:

  • 1st: SAIS (27) to State Student ID
  • 2nd: SAIS(27) to Local Student ID
  • 3rd: School ID (28) to Local Student ID

2012-2013: Same as 2013-2014

How are unique records identified?

2015-2016: Doc UIN (7).

2014-2015: Same as 2015-2016, above.

2013-2014: Doc UIN (9) 

2012-2013: Same as 2013-2014, above.