Mass.gov
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Go to Selected Program Area
Massachusetts State Seal
Students & Families Educators & Administrators Teaching, Learning & Testing Data & Accountability Finance & Funding About the Department Education Board  
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>

Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System

Parent/Guardian Information

Welcome to the MCAS resource page for parents and guardians.

You may find the resources listed below of interest to be helpful in increasing your understanding of MCAS, the state's assessment program.

The following resources have been developed for parents to better understand the release of spring 2017 next-generation MCAS results.

View HTML Page
Letter to Parents about the Next-Generation MCAS Results (en español)
View HTML Page
Parents' Guide to the MCAS
Download Powerpoint Presentation
Annotated Parent/Guardian Reports
View HTML Page
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Download Powerpoint Presentation
What are the Achievement Level Descriptors?
View HTML Page
Item Descriptions for Grades 3-8 ELA and Mathematics
 
Parent/guardian report templates and translations - coming soon
Download Powerpoint Presentation
Understanding the Next-Gen MCAS

Parents who are interested in learning more about the results may wish to visit the MCAS results page. Additionally, the menu on the left side of the screen will link you to other MCAS resources. If you have questions on these resources, please contact the Office of Student Assessment at mcas@doe.mass.edu or by phone at 781-338-3625.

Thank you for your interest, and for all you do to support your child's education.



Last Updated: October 19, 2017
E-mail this page| Print View| Print Pdf  
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Search·Public Records Requests · A-Z Site Index · Policies · Site Info · Contact ESE