MINNESOTA COMPREHENSIVE ASSESSMENT (MCA)


•  Parent Testing Information for MN Comprehensive Assessments (MCA) 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, MTAS and MCA Science Item Samplers (Science not available yet)
•  Online Math MCA and Science Tutorial (Flash)
•  Online Calculator examples

SCHOOL ASSESSMENT COORDINATOR (SAC) INFORMATION

•  2014 MN Title I Assessment Manual (published January 2014)
•  Non-disclosure Agreement (published November 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 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)