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Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System

Spring 2018 MCAS Test Administration Manuals for Grades 3-8

The manuals posted on this page provide information necessary for principals and test administrators to administer the spring 2018 MCAS tests. One copy of the Principal's Administration Manual is included in your school's shipment of test materials to be delivered on or around March 19, along with copies of Test Administrator's Manuals. We encourage you to print additional copies from this web page, but if paper copies are needed, you may contact the MCAS Service Center at 800-737-5103.

Principal's Administration Manual Download PDF Document

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MCAS Test Security Requirements

Forms from the PAM

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Test Materials Internal Tracking Form — Sample Blank Form for Computer-Based Testing
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Test Materials Internal Tracking Form — Sample Blank Form for Paper-Based Testing
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Superintendent's Assurance of Proper Test Administration — Sample Form
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Request for Permission to Test a Student in an Alternate Setting Form
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Confirmation of Training Participation and Receipt of TAMs and Test Security Requirements — Sample Form
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Student Responsibilities during MCAS Testing — Sample Form for Grades 6—8
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Sample Letter to Parents/Guardians Regarding Student Responsibilities during MCAS Testing
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Student Accommodation Refusal Form

Test Administrator's Manuals

Test Administrator's Manual for Computer-Based Testing

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Grades 3—8 English Language Arts and Mathematics and Grades 5 and 8 Science and Technology/Engineering (STE)

Test Administrator's Manuals for Paper-Based Testing

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Grade 3 English Language Arts and Mathematics
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Grades 4—8 English Language Arts, Mathematics and Grades 5 and 8 Science and Technology/Engineering (STE)


Last Updated: April 12, 2018
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