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Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System

February 2016 MCAS Biology Test Administration Resources

Administration Manuals

The manuals posted on this page provide information necessary for principals and test administrators to administer the February 2016 MCAS Biology test.

Note for Principals:

  • One copy of the Principal's Administration Manual is included in your school's shipment of test materials.
  • One copy of the Test Administrator's Manual is shipped for every 15 students.
  • If you need more copies of manuals than are shipped to your school, please either download the manuals from this page or call the MCAS Service Center at 800-737-5103.
Principal's Administration Manual
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Test Administrator's Manual
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MCAS Test Security Requirements

Practice Test

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High School Biology Practice Test

Additional Policies/Resources

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Schools' Sample Materials for Coordinating MCAS Test Administration
Superintendent's Assurance of Proper Test Administration Form
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)--Fall 2015/Winter 2016 MCAS Tests
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Complete List of Test Materials (For Use When Inventorying February 2016 MCAS Biology Test Materials)
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Bilingual Dictionaries and Glossaries Authorized for Use by English Language Learners on MCAS and PARCC Tests - Updated Fall 2015

Sample Letters and Forms

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Sample Non-Participation Letters and Forms (in English and other languages)
Form to Request for Permission to Test a Student in an Alternate Setting Form
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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
Form to Request for Permission to Test an Adult with Accommodations
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Sample Letter to Employers


Last Updated: January 11, 2016
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