MCAS TESTING — CLASS OF 2019
Sophomores will take the English Language Arts MCAS on March 21st, March 22nd and March 23rd. School attendance on these days is crucial. Make-up dates are minimal and prescribed by the state. All students must take and pass the English Language Arts, Mathematics and Science MCAS tests in order to earn a high school diploma in Massachusetts. We recommend that you discuss the behaviors below with your child regarding their responsibilities during MCAS testing which will invalidate a test.
*duplicating any portion of the test or answer booklets (e.g., photocopying,
*accessing prohibited materials such as cell phones or other electronic devices (e.g., music players, game consoles, any device capable of taking photographs) for any purpose
*consulting notes, books, or instructional materials during testing
*working in a session other than the one being administered, looking at questions or test pages beyond the stop sign, or going back to a previous session
*damaging test materials or removing any part of them from the testing room
*discussing the content of test booklets or responses to questions with anyone, including teachers