Student Learning Assessments

Information about Grade 3 Student Learning Assessments (SLAs), which help gauge student learning and the education system’s effectiveness.

Student Learning Assessments (SLAs) are under review and will not be offered for the 2023-24 school year.


Student Learning Assessments (SLAs) are digital tests administered at the beginning of the school year in Grade 3 for language and mathematics.

SLAs contain 4 components:

  • Literacy – Digital questions
  • Literacy – Performance task
  • Numeracy – Digital questions
  • Numeracy – Performance task

The purposes of the SLAs are to:

  • improve student learning
  • help parents and teachers identify student strengths and areas for growth

How to find previous SLA results


Educators can use the teacher dashboard in the SLA Application to find and print reports.


Superintendents can use the SLA Application’s teacher dashboard to access an additional report that gives an overview of school performance in their school authority.


Connect with Student Learning Assessments:

Email: [email protected]

Student Learning Assessments and Provincial Achievement Testing
Alberta Education
6th Floor, 44 Capital Boulevard
10044 108 Street
Edmonton, Alberta  T5J 5E6