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MCAS Performance Appeals

Guidelines for Filing Portfolio Appeals for the Competency Determination

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.

Portfolio Requirements in Each Content Area to Earn a Competency Determination

English Language Art Requirements

Mathematics Requirements

Science and Technology/Engineering Requirements

  • 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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