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Student Assessment

Understanding Student Assessment in ACS

Student Assessment


The policy of the Alabama State Board of Education is to have a unified, coordinated state testing program  The Alabama Comprehensive Assessment Program (ACAP) is a system of assessments that measure the knowledge and abilities of students in Alabama’s public schools for the following purposes:

  • To provide information to educators and parents regarding the educational strengths and weaknesses of individual students.
  • To provide information to assist local and state educational personnel in reviewing and planning for instructional and curricular improvements.
  • To provide information to local and state educational personnel, policy makers, and the public regarding the educational performance of Alabama's students.

State Assessments