Test Administration Materials & Training

The Department is not currently administering all statewide summative assessments. All assessment windows are closed in addition to the special considerations module. Further questions should be directed to Janette Kirk, Chief of Learning Systems at janette.kirk@maine.gov

2019-2020 MEA Administration Calendar

Assessment Title Administration Date(s) Administration Window Method of Delivery Intended For

WIDA ACCESS for ELLs

English Language Proficiency



1/6/20 - 2/28/20 - Closed for 2020


8-weeks
Kindergarten: Paper

Grades 1-12: Online


English learners K-12
WIDA Alternate ACCESS for ELLs

English Language Proficiency


1/6/20 - 2/28/20- Closed for 2020


8-weeks


Paper / Pencil


English learners in grades 1-12 with significant cognitive disabilities
eMPowerME - Mathematics & ELA/Literacy
3/16/20 - 4/10/20 - Closed for 2020

4-weeks

Online


Students in grades 3-8

MSAA - Alternate Mathematics & ELA/Literacy
3/16/20 - 5/1/20 - Closed for 2020

6-weeks

Online
Students with significant cognitive disabilities; Grades 3-8, third year HS
Science - High School (HS) 3/30/20 - 4/10/20 - Closed for 2020 2-weeks Paper / Pencil Third year HS students

SAT - Mathematics & ELA/Literacy

4/14/20
(School Day) - Closed for 2020

4/28/20
(Makeup) - Closed for 2020



2-days


Paper / Pencil


Third year HS students
Science Alternate Assessment (SAA) 4/6/20 – 5/22/20 - Closed for 2020 6 weeks Paper/Pencil Students with significant cognitive disabilities; Grades 5, 8, third year HS
SAT - NAR/SAA Mathematics & ELA/Literacy 4/14/20 - 4/17/20 - Closed for 2020
&
4/27/20 - 4/28/20 - Closed for 2020

6-days

Paper / Pencil
Students on a Non-Standard Administration Roster (NAR) and/or who have State Allowed Accommodations (SAA*)
*Not college reportable
Science - Grades 5 & 8 4/27/20 - 5/8/20 - Closed for 2020 2-weeks Paper / Pencil Students in grades 5 & 8

Note: AP testing window 5/4/20 – 5/15/20


National & International Assessments

Test Name Testing Dates Intended For
National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) TBD - Closed for 2020 Sample of selected schools
Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) 3/16/20 – 4/24/20 - Closed for 2020 Sample of selected schools
Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) 3/1/20 – 4/15/20 - Closed for 2020 Sample of selected schools
Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) TBD - Closed for 2020 Sample of selected schools