MEA Science

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

Administration Materials are in the process of being updated and will be available soon. Stay up to date on anticipated documents by subscribing to the MEA Listserv, reviewing the Event Calendar, or visiting our Monthly Updates blog for the Assessment team.

The Maine Educational Assessment (MEA) for Science is administered at grades 5, 8, and third year high school to measure the science standards of the Maine Learning Results. Assessed standards include the physical setting (universe and solar system; earth; matter and energy; force and motion) and the living environment (biodiversity; ecosystems; cells; heredity and reproduction; and evolution.