Access released test questions in multiple formats.
To access released items from the computer-based tests: View the released items using the ePATs (electronic practice assessment tools) at the MCAS Resource Center. A released-item answer key is provided for each ePAT.
To access released items from the paper-based tests and item information from the retests: View the released items in the released item documents, which display items in PDF format.
Visit the MCAS Resource Center to access practice tests for ELA, Mathematics, STE and Civics. These practice tests are an important tool for familiarizing students with MCAS test formats and item types.
For next-generation assessments, including retests, practice tests are available in both computer-based and paper-based formats.
Computer-based practice tests include all accessibility features commonly available on the operational tests, and a text-to-speech version offers screen reader functionality.
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Last Updated: July 13, 2023
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