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Minneapolis Public Schools Standardized Benchmark Assessments

Harrison Education Center 2019-2020 Testing Schedule

FAST Bridge Assessment/s

 aReading is a simple and efficient procedure for screening K-12 students' broad reading abilities. The assessment is based on research and each question is aligned with the National Common Core State Standards (2010). aReading is a computer-adaptive test and students respond to between 30 and 60 questions on each testing occasion.

aMath is a simple and efficient procedure for screening students' broad math abilities. The assessment is based on expert recommendations and each question is aligned with the National Common Core State Standards (2010). aMath is a computer-adaptive test and students respond to between 30 and 60 questions on each testing occasion.

 

FAST Bridge Testing Window

September 16th, 2019. - October 11th, 2019.

January 21st, 2020 through February 27th 2019.

 

Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment/s

The Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments (MCA) are state tests in reading, mathematics, and science that are used to meet federal and state legislative requirements.

 

MCA Testing Window

Reading: April 7th, 2020 – April 24th, 2020.

Math & Science: April 27th, 2020 – May 22nd, 2020.

 

Minnesota Test of Academic Skills

The Minnesota Test of Academic Skills (MTAS) is an alternate assessment based on alternate achievement standards for students with the most significant cognitive disabilities. It is part of the Minnesota assessment program.

 

MTAS Testing Window

Reading & Math: March 16th, 2020 – April 3rd, 2020.

 

Accuplacer

ACCUPLACER is an integrated system of computer-adaptive assessments designed to evaluate students' skills in reading, writing, and mathematics. For over 30 years, ACCUPLACER has been used successfully to assess student preparedness for introductory credit-bearing college courses. The lowest possible score a person can receive is 20, while the highest score is 120.

 

Accuplacer Testing Window

Reading*Math*Writing: May 4th, 2020 – May 29th, 2020.