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MCAS Testing Preliminary Schedule for School Year 2017-2018

ACCESS/MCAS Testing Schedule  for School Year 2016-2017

(Schedule last updated 12.20.2016. For the most up-to-date schedule, please visit the DESE Testing website.)

November 2016 MCAS ELA and Mathematics Retests

  • November 2 - ELA Composition, Sessions A and B
  • November 3 - ELA Reading Comprehension, Sessions 1 and 2
  • November 4 - ELA Reading Comprehension, Session 3
  • November 9 - Mathematics, Session 1
  • November 10 - Mathematics, Session 2
  • November 15 - Last date for make-up testing

2017 ACCESS for ELLs Test (grades K-12)

  • January 5 - February 8: ACCESS for ELLs test sessions

February 2017 MCAS High School Biology Tests

  • February 6 - Biology, Session 1
  • February 7 - Biology, Session 2
  • February 9 - Last date for make-up testing

March 2017 MCAS ELA and Mathematics Retests

  • March 1 - ELA Composition, Sessions A and B
  • March 2 - ELA Reading Comprehension, Sessions 1 and 2
  • March 3 - ELA Reading Comprehension, Session 3
  • March 6 - Mathematics, Session 1
  • March 7 - Mathematics, Session 2
  • March 8 - Last date for make-up testing

March 20 -24 MCAS Testing Schedule

2017 MCAS Alternate Assessment (MCAS-Alt) (Grades 3-12)

  • March 31 - Deadline for UPS pickup of portfolios

March - April MCAS Grade 10 MCAS ELA Test

  • March 21 - ELA Composition, Sessions A and B
  • March 30 - ELA Composition, Make-up Sessions A and B
  • March 22 - ELA Reading Comprehension, Sessions 1 and 2
  • March 23 - ELA Reading Comprehension, Session 3
  • April 3 - Last date for make-up testing

May 2017 Grade 10 MCAS Mathematics Test

  • May 16 - Mathematics Session 1
  • May 17 - Mathematics Session 2
  • May 23 - Last date for make-up testing

May 16-17, 2017 Math MCAS Testing Schedule

June 2017 High School MCAS STE Tests (Biology, Chemistry, Introductory Physics, Technology/Engineering)

  • June 5 - STE Session 1
  • June 6 - STE Session 2
  • June 8 - Last date for make-up session