Class of 2020 Students qualify for the Koplik certificate by:
Earning the score of Advanced (260 or better) on one High School MCAS test
Earning the score of Proficient (240 or higher) on each of the remaining two High School MCAS tests
Class of 2021 and 2022 Students qualify for the Koplik certificate by:
Earning the minimum score listed below for each of the remaining High School MCAS tests:
All students will be required to demonstrate additional academic achievements on AP and/or SAT II (subject tests) Exams.
The Koplik certificate provides a tuition credit to a MA state college or university.
Students may take the grade 10 MCAS tests * a second time in grade 11 in an attempt to meet the eligibility requirements for the Koplik certificate.
*STE re-take added per Commissioner's Update 12/22/2011
Additional information is available on the following websites:
Stanley Z. Koplik Certificate of Mastery Awards
Stanley Z. Koplik Certificate of Mastery Tuition Waiver Program
John and Abigail Adams Scholarship
John and Abigail Adams Scholarship Program
Please Note: While a student may receive both the Adams Scholarship and the Koplik Certificate, only one may be used to waive tuition. The other will be considered recognition of outstanding achievement.
Last Updated: August 16, 2021
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