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Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System

Spring 2018 MCAS Tests for High Schools

Go to the MCAS Resource Center for other resources, including the following:

Administration Manuals

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Spring 2017 MCAS Administration Manuals for High Schools

Practice Tests

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Grade 10 English Language Arts Reading Comprehension
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Grade 10 Mathematics
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Grade 10 Mathematics - Spanish
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High School Biology
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High School Chemistry
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High School Introductory Physics
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High School Technology/Engineering

Additional Policies/Resources

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MCAS Student Questionnaire Project: Frequently Asked Questions
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Schools' Sample Materials for Coordinating MCAS Test Administration
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Superintendent's Assurance of Proper Test Administration Form
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Quiz on Test Administration Protocols
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MCAS Participation Guidelines for Adams and Koplik Scholarship Award Eligibility
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Complete List of Test Materials (For Use When Inventorying Spring 2017 MCAS Materials)
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Complete List of Test Materials for MCAS-Alt (For Use When Inventorying Materials)
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Participation Guidelines for the MCAS High School Tests and Retests
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Bilingual Dictionaries and Glossaries Authorized for Use by English Language Learners on MCAS Tests - Updated Fall 2017
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Biology Glossary - English/Portuguese
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Information about the History and Social Science Tests

Sample Letters and Forms

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Sample Non-Participation Letters and Forms (in English and other languages)
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Form to Request for Permission to Test an Adult with Accommodations
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Accommodation 20 Cover Sheet
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Pre-approved graphic organizers for use with students with disabilities who receive accommodation 20
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Form to Request for Permission to Test a Student in an Alternate Setting Form
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Sample Letter to Employers

Resources for the Grade 10 ELA and Mathematics Field Tests and the High School STE Question Tryouts

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FAQs on the Spring 2018 MCAS Field Tests and Question Tryouts
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Guidance on Selecting Classes to Participate in the Spring 2018 Grade 10 MCAS ELA and Mathematics Field Tests
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MCAS CBT Readiness Checklist for Technology Coordinators
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Technology Specifications for the 2018 MCAS Assessments
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Student Technology Skills for Computer-Based Testing
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Grade 8 computer-based practice tests
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MCAS Grade 10 Field Test Assignments
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Pre-Administration Guide for the Spring 2018 MCAS Computer-Based High School Field Tests


Last Updated: January 16, 2018
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