2018-19 MeCAS Testing Dates

Maine Educational Assessments

Assessment Title Administration Date(s) Method of Delivery Intended For
WIDA ACCESS for ELLs 2.0

English Language Proficiency

1/7/19 - 3/4/19
(8-week window)
Kindergarten: Paper
Grades 1-12: Online
English learners K-12
WIDA Alternate ACCESS English Language Proficiency 1/7/19 - 3/4/19
(8-week window)
Paper / Pencil English learners in grades 1-12 with significant cognitive disabilities
PAAP - Alternate Science

Task bank opens
12/1/18 - 4/30/19


3/1/19 - 4/30/19
(8-week window)
Portfolio

Students with significant cognitive disabilities; Grades 5, 8, third year HS
eMPowerME - Mathematics & ELA/Literacy 3/18/19 - 4/12/19
(4-week window)
Online

Students in grades 3-8

MSAA - Alternate Mathematics & ELA/Literacy 3/18/19 - 5/3/19
(6-week window)
Online Students with significant cognitive disabilities; Grades 3-8, third year HS
Science - High School (HS) 4/1/19 - 4/12/19
(2-week window)
Paper / Pencil Third year HS students
SAT - Mathematics & ELA/Literacy School Day - 4/9/19
Makeup - 4/23/19
Paper / Pencil Third year HS students
SAT - NAR/SAA Mathematics & ELA/Literacy 4/9/19 - 4/12/19
&
4/22/19 - 4/23/19
(6-day window)
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

4/22/19 - 5/3/19
(2-week window)
Paper / Pencil Students in grades 5 & 8

 

Note: AP testing window 5/6/19 – 5/17/19


National & International Assessments

Assessment Title Administration Date(s) Method of Delivery Intended For
National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) 1/28/19 - 3/8/19
(6-week window)
Computer-Based Sample of selected schools
Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 4/1/19 - 5/31/19
(9-week window)
Computer-Based Sample of selected schools