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Testing 

Testing Dates

All MSA testing dates can be found on the MSA school calendar.  The following grades take the following tests during the school year. 

6th Grade - MCA Reading and Math

April 6-9 2020 students will take the reading MCAs in their english classes. 

April 21 2020 Students will take their math test.

7th Grade - MCA Reading and Math

April 6-9 2020 students will take the reading MCAs in their english classes. 

April 21 2020 Students will take their math test.

8th Grade - MCA Reading, Math and Science

April 6-9 2020 students will take the reading MCAs in their english classes. 

April 21 2020 Students will take their math test.

April 29 2020 Students will take the science MCA test.

9th Grade - MCA Science, PSAT, AP Exams

Students will take the science test on April 21 2020.

10th Grade - MCA Reading, PSAT, AP Exams

Students will take the Reading test April 21 2020

11th Grade - MCA Math, PSAT, ACT, AP Exams

Students will take the math test April 21, 2020.

12th Grade - AP Exams


MCA State Wide Testing

Testing is used in schools to measure student achievement. State tests are given to students in a district once a year, based on their grade level and subject area. Classroom tests are given by individual teachers on a more regular basis and may include quizzes, mid-terms, chapter tests, and final exams, among others. Both types of tests give educators an idea of how well their students are learning the concepts presented to them in the classroom.  The Minnesota Comprehensive Assesments is a Minnesota based standardized test. 

For more information on MCA State Wide Testing, please click here.


AP Exams

Advanced Placement (AP) is a College Board program that offers Minnesota high school students the opportunity to take rigorous, college-level courses and the potential to earn college credit while in high school. Students engage in intense discussions, solve problems collaboratively, and learn to write clearly and persuasively.

AP exams are open to all students, not just those who have taken an AP course. Students who complete an AP course and/or take the end-of-course examination may qualify for college credit from postsecondary institutions, provided their score meets the institution’s credit policy. To seach college's AP Credit policies click here. AP exams are a nationally recognized standardized test. 

2020 AP Exam Dates

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AP Calculus AB/BC 5/5/2020

AP Human Geography 5/5/2020

AP Literature & Composition 5/6/2020

AP Chemistry 5/7/2020

AP Physics 1 - Algebra based 5/8/2020

AP Studio Art Portfolios due 5/9/2020

AP Biology 5/11/2020

AP Spanish Language & Culture 5/12/2020

AP Psychology 5/12/2020

AP Statistics 5/15/2020


ACT Test

The ACT is an entrance exam used by most colleges and universities to make admissions decisions. It is a multiple-choice, pencil-and-paper test administered by ACT, Inc. 

The purpose of the ACT test is to measure a high school student's readiness for college, and provide colleges with one common data point that can be used to compare all applicants. College admissions officers will review standardized test scores alongside your high school GPA, the classes you took in high school, letters of recommendation from teachers or mentors, extracurricular activities, admissions interviews, and personal essays.

There is an ACT test date offered, free of charge to 11th grade MSA students each spring.  Specific dates and information can be located on the MSA calendar each year. The ACT test is a nationally recongized standardized test. 

To learn more about the ACT and to register to take the ACT at a local testing center, please click here.  

ACT Test date:

3/24/2020


PSAT/NMSQT Test

The PSAT/NMSQT is the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. The PSAT is a great primer for the SAT, and even the ACT, but it’s more than just a trial run. PSAT scores are used to identify National Merit Scholars and award merit scholarships. The PSAT won’t count towards your college admissions applications, but it is the qualifying test for the National Merit Scholarship for 11th grade students.  To learn more about the PSAT, please click here.  The PSAT/NMSQT test is a nationally recognized standardized test.

FASTBridge/ SAEBERS

Screener tool done three times a year to monitor students in middle school. This test evaluates students in math and reading. We use this tool to see how they are progressing throughout the year. FASTBridge allows us to add supports for students early on. My SAEBERS test is a social emotional screener getting a snapshot of how the student is doing social/emotionally when it comes to their interactions with peers and academics. Fastbridge/SAEBERS is a locally recgonized standardized test. 

Test Dates:

1/9/2020 Reading

5/1/2020 Math and SAEBERS

5/7-8/2020 Reading

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