MCA Support

MCA Information for 2014-2015

The purpose of this page is to provide support and resources for families to help best prepare their students for the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments.  

Math Information

Reading Information

Science Information

 

MCA Math Information

 
Grade 2015 Math Dates
3rd Grade 4/20-4/24
4th Grade 4/20-4/24
5th Grade 4/20-4/24
6th Grade 4/23-4/27
7th Grade 4/28-4/30
8th Grade 5/1-5/5


MCA Reading Information

The Reading MCAs will be taken online this year.  

Online and PDF Item Sampler
Test Practice

Perspective Website MN Assessment Information

 

Grade 2015 Reading Dates
3rd Grade 4/13-4/17 
4th Grade 4/13-4/17 
5th Grade 3/30-4/2
6th Grade 4/7-4/10
7th Grade 4/13-4/14
8th Grade 4/15-4/16

 

MCA Science Information 

The Science MCAs will be similar to previous years in that they are taken in grades 5 and 8.  They are also taken by students finishing their biology requirement, typically 10th graders.  This assessment is taken online.

Online and PDF Item Sampler
Test Practice

Perspective Website MN Assessment Information

 

Grade Science Dates
5th Grade 5/7-5/8
8th Grade 5/12-5/13
10th Grade Between 3/17-5/15

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