Science and Technology/Engineering (STE) is comprised of four content areas: Earth and Space Science, Life Science, Physical Science, and Technology/Engineering. The MCAS STE tests assess the skills, scientific practices, and subject matter in the 2016 Massachusetts Science and Technology/Engineering Curriculum Framework . The tests are given in grade 5, grade 8, and in grade 9/10. Additional information about the tests is provided in the following links.
Transition Information for MCAS STE Tests
Biology and Introductory Physics Standard Setting Recruitment
Curriculum Framework and Instructional Guidelines
Achievement Levels and Descriptors
2021 Item Results
Assessment Development Committee (ADC) Members
Last Updated: June 10, 2022
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