Web-based software delivery systems Artificial intelligence used to score constructed responses Full range of content development services Expert-level services in psychometric research
Pacific Metrics is a full-service assessment and technology provider offering innovative,
customized, online solutions for large-scale assessment needs.

We are saddened to report the death of Howard Mitzel, our dear co-founder and former President/CEO of Pacific Metrics. He passed away suddenly on January 19, 2014. He will be greatly missed by his family, many friends, and colleagues. More information.
Our ORCA® Suite features scalable, secure, and customizable assessment platforms that can handle testing requirements at all levels.
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CRASE® is a cutting-edge, automated scoring solution for immediate, accurate, and low-cost scoring of constructed-response and essay items.
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  • Content Development

    We are experts in the development of test items, passages, and instructional content for cutting-edge customized assessments. We specialize in the development of items in mathematics, reading and language arts, science, and social studies in the K-12 environment. View some of our sample items and learn more about our content development services aligned to the Common Core State Standards.

  • Latest News

    ACT Acquires Pacific Metrics

    July 7, 2014, Iowa City, IA – ACT, the nation’s leader in college and career readiness, has acquired Pacific Metrics Corporation, a leading provider of education technology solutions headquartered in Monterey, CA. Pacific Metrics will be owned by ACT but will remain a separate, stand-alone company. Its world-class psychometric software, advanced analytics capabilities and online… Read more ›