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YUHSD schools announce testing dates

Yuma Union High School District students will take part in various standardized tests during the spring semester. Certain test days will result in a modified schedule on campus.

To assist parents and families with planning, the district announced the following schedules for each campus:

ACT Test: Juniors

Tuesday, March 24

The ACT exam will be taken by juniors ONLY. All other cohorts will arrive to campus AFTER the ACT exam time is completed.

Cibola, Gila Ridge, Kofa, Yuma

7:45-11:40 a.m.          ACT testing (juniors ONLY)

11:35 a.m.                  Buses arrive on campus with 9th, 10th, and 12th graders

11:45 a.m.                  Bell rings to end ACT test and all students will report to either their fourth period class or first lunch

San Luis

7:30-11:25 a.m.          ACT testing (juniors ONLY)

11:20 a.m.                  Buses arrive on campus with 9th, 10th, and 12th graders 

11:30 a.m.                  Bell rings to end ACT test and all students will report to either their fourth period class or first lunch

Vista

8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  ACT testing (juniors ONLY)

12:30-1:10 p.m.         9th, 10th, and 12th graders arrive. Lunch begins for all students.

AIMS Science: Sophomores

Wednesday, March 25

The AIMS Science exam will be taken by sophomores ONLY. All other cohorts will arrive to campus AFTER the exam time is completed. 

Cibola, Gila Ridge, Kofa, Yuma

7:45-9:55 a.m.            AIMS Science testing (sophomores ONLY)

9:50 a.m.                    Buses arrive on campus with 9th, 11th, and 12th graders

9:55 a.m.                    Bell rings to end AIMS Science test and all students report to third period

San Luis

7:30-9:40 a.m.            AIMS Science testing (sophomores ONLY)

9:35 a.m.                    Buses arrive on campus with 9th, 11th, and 12th graders

9:40 a.m.                    Bell rings to end AIMS Science test and all students report to third period

Note: Vista High School will not modify its schedule for AIMS Science exams.

Beginning April 7, 2020, YUHSD sophomores will take the AzM2 exam. This will include six days of testing (April 7-8 and April 14-17) for ELA writing, reading and math. School will begin as regularly scheduled. Test days will not affect the schedule of freshmen, juniors or seniors.

Eric Patten
epatten@yumaunion.org