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MCAS

MCAS – Short for Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System, the MCAS is a standardized test that students must take throughout their academic careers.  Subjects include Reading Comprehension and Composition, Math, and many Sciences.  Students are given a score ranging from 200 – 280 that correlates to a performance level ranging from Warning/Failing to Advanced.  The following is a schedule of test subjects per grade.

Grade Subject
3 Reading, Math
4 English Language Arts Reading Comprehension and Composition, Math
5 English Language Arts Reading Comprehension, Math, Science, Technology/Engineering
6 English Language Arts Reading Comprehension, Math
7 English Language Arts Reading Comprehension and Composition, Math
8 English Language Arts Reading Comprehension, Math, Science, Technology/Engineering
10 English Language Arts Reading Comprehension, Math
HS Biology, Chemistry, Intro Physics, or Technology/Engineering