Minnesota - Student Assessments: Mathematics

Area: 
Mathematics
Policy Type: 
Rule
Summary: 

The assessments that are required are: Graduation assessment, Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments (3-8, math, science, ELA), ELL proficiency assessment.

Body: 

The Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments (MCAs) and alternate assessment, Minnesota Test of Academic Skills (MTAS), are the statewide tests that help districts measure student progress toward Minnesota's academic standards and meet the requirements of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). Students take one test in each subject. Most students take the MCA, but students who receive special education services and meet eligibility criteria may take the MTAS.

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
02/11/2015