Assessment Information

2019-2020 Assessment Schedule

Utah Aspire Plus 2019-2020

Utah Aspire Plus Logo 2018-19Utah Aspire Plus is Utah’s end-of-grade test for grades 9 and 10. The assessment was created through collaboration with Utah educators, the Utah State Board of Education, and Pearson using ACT Aspire and Utah assessment questions.

Benchmark Assessments – 2019-2020

Summative Assessments – Spring, 2020

  • Alignment to Utah Core Standards and calculation of student growth scores.
  • Predictive-scoring for Utah’s College and Career Readiness assessment (the ACT).

Testing Date:  March 24, 2020

Testing Times:  All tests are timed and must be completed in the allotted time.*

  • Math: 90 Minutes
  • Science:  60 Minutes
  • Reading: 90 Minutes
  • English: 45 Minutes

*Tests are not divided into sections. Each test must be completed in one sitting (unless the student has an IEP, 504, or English Learner accommodation for stop-the-clock breaks or for securely extending the test over multiple days).

Test Resources

Utah Aspire Plus Testing Portal

Test Blueprints:

Math
Science
Reading
English

Test Administration:

2020 (TAM) – Coming soon.