Massachusetts - Student Assessments: Mathematics

Area: 
Mathematics
Policy Type: 
Rule
Summary: 

The assessments that are required are: Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (3-8, standards in HS), ACCESS for ELLs, Massachusetts English Proficiency Assessment, PARCC (2010)

Body: 

For the 2015-2016 school year, districts in Massachusetts have the option of administering the MCAS tests or PARCC tests for Mathematics in grades 3-8. High school students take the MCAS tests. All English language learners in grades K-12 are required to take ACCESS for ELLs.

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
02/04/2016