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MCAs

The Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments are required by the MN Department of Education in complaince with state and federal law.  These are all computer based tests.

10th grade students will take the READING assessment in March.

11th grade students will take the MATH assessment in April.

Students who have completed their Life Science credit (Biology) will take the SCIENCE assessment in May.

For the Week of March 20th --> 

Some students did not finish during their first testing block or missed their testing block during the week of March 13th.   They will finish/makeup the MCA Reading the week of March 20th.

If you have Ms. DeJong for English, you are scheduled for periods 1-3 on Monday, March 20. (Lab 201)

If you have Mr. Schmidt for English, you are scheduled for periods 5-7 on Monday, March 20. (Lab 201)

If you have Ms. Brandes for English, you are scheduled for periods 5-7 on Wednesday, March 22. (Blue Lab)

If you have Ms. Wariboko for English, you are scheduled for periods 5-7 on Thursday, March 23. (Blue Lab)

 

ACT - Makeup Information

Students in 11th grade who missed the ACT on February 28, 2017 will be able to makeup the exam on MARCH 21 in 203.

Students who are eligible for the makeup session should have been informed by their counselor or Tara Mennitt.

Students are expected to arrive at school on time and head straight to their testing location.  Students are encouraged to bring at least 2 #2 pencils and an approved calculator. Check here to see if your calculator is approved: http://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act/taking-the-test/calculator-policy.html

Note: You CANNNOT use a TI-89 calculator.

Practice tests and resources available: http://washburn.mpls.k12.mn.us/testing_resources. Students are encouraged to use the resources available through Naviance ACT Test Prep.

All other students will maintain their regular schedule on March 21.

ACT - Score Information

11th grade students who took the ACT on February 28 should expect their scores in 3-8 weeks.  Students should receive a copy at the address they bubbled on their test booklet.  Scores will also be mailed to Washburn.

 

MAP (Measure of Academic Progress)

Students in the 9th grade took this assessment in October.  They will take it again in May in both the reading and math domains.