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Spring 2018 Next-generation MCAS

The Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education has released the statewide testing schedule for students in grades 3, 4, & 5.  The English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics computer-based tests will be administered between April 2nd – May 25th.  The grade 5 Science & Technology/Engineering (STE) computer-based testing will be administered between April 4th – May 25th.

While MCAS test sessions will remain untimed in spring 2018, the Department suggests that schools schedule the following amounts of time for MCAS testing:

                                  

SUBJECT

# OF SESSIONS

RECOMMENDED TIME

 

 

 

ELA

2

2 hours per session

MATH

2

1½ hours per session

STE

2

1 hour