Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System
March 2017 MCAS Retest Administration Resources
The manuals posted on this page provide information necessary for principals and test administrators to administer the March 2017 MCAS retests.
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
Test Administrator's Manual
MCAS Test Security Requirements
Grade 10 Practice Test (ELA Reading Comprehension)
Grade 10 Practice Test (Mathematics)
Grade 10 Practice Test (Mathematics) - Spanish
PearsonAccess Next Resources
Guide to the Student Registration/Personal Needs Profile (SR/PNP) Process
Student Registration File Layout
Use this layout to prepare a .CSV data file for importing students into PearsonAccess Next.
PearsonAccess Next User Export File Layout
Use this layout to prepare a .CSV data file for importing users into PearsonAccess Next.
Guide to Importing Users into PearsonAccess Next
User Role Matrix for PearsonAccess Next
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – November Retests, February Biology Test, and March Retests
Complete List of Test Materials (For Use When Inventorying 2017 MCAS Retest Materials)
Participation Guidelines for the 2016-2017 MCAS High School Tests and Retests
Bilingual Dictionaries and Glossaries Authorized for Use by English Language Learners on MCAS Tests
Sample Letters and Forms
Sample Non-Participation Letters and Forms (in English and other languages)
Form to Request for Permission to Test an Adult with Accommodations
Accommodation 20 Cover Sheet
Pre-approved graphic organizers for use with students with disabilities who receive accommodation 20
Form to Request for Permission to Test a Student in an Alternate Setting Form
Sample Letter to Employers