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Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System

Spring 2017 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 2017 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 20, 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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Grades 3-8 PAM Appendix D Supplement: Providing Student Information for MCAS
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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 (PAM page 108)
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Superintendent’s Assurance of Proper Test Administration – Sample Form (PAM page 112)
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Test Materials Internal Tracking Form – Sample Blank Form for Paper-Based Testing (PAM page 113)
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Request for Permission to Test a Student in an Alternate Setting Form (PAM page 116) - coming soon
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Confirmation of Training Participation and Receipt of TAMs and Test Security Requirements – Sample Form (PAM page 117)
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Student Responsibilities during MCAS Testing – Sample Form for Grades 6–8 (PAM page 118)
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Sample Letter to Parents/Guardians Regarding Student Responsibilities during MCAS Testing (PAM page 119)

Test Administrator's Manuals

Test Administrator's Manual for Computer-Based Testing

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Grades 3-8 English Language Arts and Mathematics

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 18, 2017
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