Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System
March 2013 MCAS Retest Results Schedule
|To:||High School and District Assessment Directors, High School Principals, Directors of Charter Schools, Approved Private Special Education Schools, Educational Collaboratives, Institutional Programs, and Adult/External Diploma Programs|
|From:||Elizabeth Davis, Associate Commissioner of Student Assessment|
|Date:||March 21, 2013|
The results of the March 2013 MCAS retest in English Language Arts (ELA) and/or Mathematics are scheduled to be available according to the dates in the table below.
|April 12, 2013||student data file in .csv format available to schools and districts through DropBox Central at the Department's Security Portal at www4.doemass.org/auth/Login|
|April 16, 2013||student data file in .xls format available to schools and districts, and student roster reports in .pdf format available to schools, through DropBox Central at the Department's Security Portal at www4.doemass.org/auth/Login|
|April 19, 2013||student data available in the Department's Education Data Warehouse (EDW), housed in the new Edwin Analytics system, also at www4.doemass.org/auth/Login, for conducting further analyses of the data|
|May 6, 2013 ||Parent/Guardian Reports received by superintendents and directors of charter schools, approved private special education schools, educational collaboratives, institutional programs, and adult/external diploma programs via UPS|
|May 6, 2013 ||ELA Composition images available at the MCAS Service Center website at www.mcasservicecenter.com. To access this site, use the MCAS user name and password that were mailed to you in early January 2013.|
The Department's Security Portal is password protected. If you need assistance accessing data on the Security Portal, please speak with the Directory Administrator in your district. A list of Directory Administrators by district is available at www.doe.mass.edu/infoservices/data/diradmin/list.aspx.
If you have questions about the results, please call the Office for Student Assessment Services at 781-338-3625.