The student's portfolio appeal will be granted if the student fulfills the requirements outlined in the guidelines below and demonstrates a comparable level of performance to a student who has achieved a passing score on the high school MCAS test in the content area.
ELA competency portfolios requirements based on the 2017 Massachusetts Curriculum Framework for English Language Arts and Literacy.
Mathematics competency portfolios based on the 2017 Massachusetts Curriculum Framework for Mathematics.
STE competency portfolios based on the 2016 Curriculum Framework for Science and Technology/Engineering.
Required work descriptions cover sheets are available in Appendix D of the Guide to the MCAS Performance Appeals Process.
Last Updated: September 6, 2023
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