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ACCESS/MCAS Testing Schedule  for School Year 2018-2019

MCAS Testing Schedule for School Year 2019-2020

(Schedule below last updated 09.18.2019. For the most up-to-date schedule, please visit the DESE Testing website. Special schedules for all students will be posted later in the year.)

November 2019 MCAS ELA and Mathematics Retests

  • November 6 - ELA Composition, Sessions A and B
  • November 7 - ELA Reading Comprehension, Sessions 1 and 2
  • November 8 - ELA Reading Comprehension, Session 3
  • November 13 - Mathematics, Session 1
  • November 14 - Mathematics, Session 2

ACCESS State Testing

  • Between January 6 to February 7, 2020

February 2020 MCAS High School Biology Tests

  • February 5 - Biology, Session 1
  • February 6 - Biology, Session 2

March 2020 MCAS ELA and Mathematics Retests, paper-based tests

  • March 2 - ELA Composition, Sessions A and B
  • March 3 - ELA Reading Comprehension, Sessions 1 and 2
  • March 5 - ELA Reading Comprehension, Session 3
  • March 6 - Mathematics, Session 1
  • March 9 - Mathematics, Session 2
March 2020 MCAS Grade 10 MCAS ELA Test

Primary Dates

  • March 24 - ELA Session 1
  • March 25 - ELA Session 2

Secondary Administration Dates

  • March 26 - ELA Session 1
  • March 27 - ELA Session 2

May 2020 Grade 10 MCAS Mathematics Test

Primary Dates

  • May 19 - Mathematics Session 1
  • May 20 - Mathematics Session 2

Secondary Administration Dates

  • May 21 - Mathematics Session 1 (if needed)
  • May 22 - Mathematics Session 2 (if needed)

June 2020 MCAS STE Tests Biology and Introductory Physics Test (students in the Class of 2023 only)

Primary Dates

  • June 2 - Biology Session 1 / Introductory Physics Session 1
  • June 3 - Biology Session 2 / Introductory Physics Session 2

Secondary Administration Dates

  • June 4 - Biology Session 1 / Introductory Physics Session 1
    June 5 - Biology Session 2 / Introductory Physics Session 2

June 2020 MCAS STE Tests Chemistry and Technology/Engineering Tests

  • June 2 - Session 1
  • June 3 - Session 2

June 2020 MCAS STE Tests Biology and Introductory Physics Tests (Students in the Class of 2022 or earlier)

  • June 2 - Session 1
  • June 3 - Session 2

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