MINNESOTA COMPREHENSIVE ASSESSMENT (MCA)


• Parent Testing Information for MN Comprehensive Assessments (MCA), MCA-Modified Tests and MN Test of Academic Skills (MTAS), in reading, mathematics and science
• Translated Achievement Level Descriptions

PRACTICE & SAMPLE MATERIALS
• MCA Online Testing Guide (Newspapers in Education, NIE)
○ To log in, type mca in both the username and password fields under the student log in option.
• Reading and Math MCA, MCA-Modified, MTAS and MCA Science Item Samplers
• Online Math MCA, Math MCA-Modified, and Science Tutorial (Flash)
• Online Calculator examples

SCHOOL ASSESSMENT COORDINATOR (SAC) INFORMATION
• OLPA January MCA-III Math Assessment SAC Training (revised 9/16/13)
• OLPA Manual 2013-2014
• 2014 MN Title I Assessment Manual (published January 2014)
• Online Testing System Data Entry Interface User Guide for MN Assessments (published 9/5/2013)
• 2012 Interpretive Guide for MN Assessments
• MCA SAC Training 2014 (PPT, revised 2/10/2014)
• Secondary MCA SAC Meeting Powerpoint (revised 2/11/2014)
• MCA Accommodations for Students with IEP and/or 504 PLANS, or Students with EL Status (revised 12/9/2013)
• MCA Teacher Checklist 2014 Grades 3-8 (MS Word or PDF)
• MCA Additional Materials Form Grades 3-8 (MS Word or PDF)
• MCA Math Testbook Sign Out Form (MS Word or PDF)
• MCA Reading Testbook Sign Out Form (MS Word or PDF)
• MCA Science Testbook Sign Out Form (MS Word or PDF)
• Security Classroom Template (MS Word or PDF)
• MCA Comment Form (MS Word or PDF)
• Directions for Using Viewpoint to Access MCA Data

TEST MONITOR DIRECTIONS
• MCA Test Monitor Directions
• MCA, MCA-Modified & OLPA Math Formula Sheets
○ Grade 5
○ Grade 6
○ Grade 7
○ Grade 8
○ Grade 11

MCA-II GENERAL INFORMATION
• MCA Raw Score to Scale Score Conversion Charts
• MCA-II Mathematics Test Specifications Grade 11 (revised 10/05/10)
• Test Specifications for State Assessments (links to MDE website)