Maine Educational Assessment

The Maine Educational Assessment (MEA) is a science test administered at grades five, eight and eleven that measures the assessment standards of the Maine Learning Results. The 2014-15 testing window is May 4-15, 2015.

Refer to the 2013-2014 MeCAS Testing Dates document for more information about each state assessment.

The MEA is in its second year of online administration. Schools that successfully completed a grade-eight pilot during the 2012-13 school year and continue to meet the technology requirements may to participate in the online version of the 2013-14 MEA. Additional schools that would like to participate in the 2014 online science assessment will need to participate in the pilot in early 2014.


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