Performance Series and Achievement Series Assessments Now Available From Thrive Academics

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Trusted tests developed by Scantron more than 20 years ago provide valuable insights into student progress, inform instruction

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Thrive Academics announced today that it is the exclusive, national K-12 licensor of Performance Series and Achievement Series Assessments. These timeless diagnostic, benchmark and formative assessments were developed more than 20 years ago by Scantron, the pioneer in assessment technology and development.

“For more than two decades, educators have trusted the Performance Series and Achievement Series Assessments to measure student progress and inform instruction,” said Brandon Edwards, Ed.D., president, Thrive Academics. “We are proud to be the exclusive licensor of these tests, supporting their continued use in classrooms through our affordable purchasing model.”

Performance Series Assessments web-based computer adaptive tests are a dynamic tool for assessing students in grades K-12. With a variety of uses, educators can target student needs more accurately than ever before. Educators have come to rely on this assessment across all subjects for everything from diagnostic testing and benchmarking to gap analysis and interim assessment.

Educators around the country depend on Performance Series Assessments to improve instruction. As one said, “Performance Series has helped me both as a teacher and administrator. As a teacher, it was a wonderful tool to help me get an idea of what a student excels at, what they need to work on and the things they may have never seen before. As an administrator it helps me to see how we are doing as a whole, if students are meeting standards, and which teachers are using the assessments and results effectively.”

With Achievement Series, a flexible web-based assessment builder, teachers have an easy-to-use tool for designing K-12 tests. Using Thrive Academics test item bank of more than 120,000 standards-based question to create tests or they can create custom questions. Achievement Series tracks the results to inform instruction, providing instant results by student, class, grade, school, district, state or subject from a library of more than 20 reports.

Performance Series Assessments are available beginning at $13 per student per year which includes all subjects, all standards and all reports. Achievement Series Formative Assessment Builder is available for $6 per student per year, which includes the standards-aligned item bank and library of 120,000 questions. Volume pricing is available for licenses of 250 or more for both tests. For more information, visit

About Thrive Academics
Thrive Academics is a tutoring, test prep and assessment company grounded in a single goal: to help students THRIVE. Its in-person and online academic programs strengthen student’s educational foundation and guide students through self-inventory, career aptitude, college planning, financial responsibility, and everyday life skills. For more information, visit

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