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MSA Testing Schedule

 

Minnesota State Academies (MSA) Testing Schedule:

September 2017

9/11-22/17

Star Reading Assessment (MSAD only)

October 2017

10/2/17-10/6/17

NWEA (MSAD only)

 

MARCH 2018

3/5/18

MCA Reading Grades 3–8, 10 and Mathematics Grades 3–8, 11 Online Begins

MCA Science Grades 5, 8, and High School Online Begins

MTAS Reading, Mathematics, and Science Begins

MAY 2018

1-12 NWEA (MSAD only)

5/4/18

MCA Reading Grades 3–8, 10 and Mathematics Grades 3–8, 11 Online Ends

MTAS Reading, Mathematics, and Science Ends

5/11/18

MCA Science Grades 5, 8, and High School Online Ends

Timeline for disseminating results:

Student Results released to district on August 1 from the Minnesota State Department of Education.

Student Results will be mailed mid- August to mid-September upon receipt of results from the Minnesota Department of Education. 

Estimated Test Administration Times for the Minnesota State Academy for the Blind (MSAB) and the Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf (MSAD)

Star Reading Assessment (MSAD Only):

Grade 1: 1 hour
Grade 2 – 12: 2 hours  

NWEA (MSAD Only):

3 hours per session at 2 times per year (Total = 6 hours)

Estimated Test Administration Times for Reading MCA (MSAB and MSAD):

Grade and Test

Total Test Administration

3-5 Reading MCA

2.5 - 3.5 hours or time as determined by IEP Team

6-8 Reading MCA

2.5 - 3.5 hours or time as determined by IEP Team

10 Reading MCA

2 - 3 hours or time as determined by IEP Team