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If you have any questions about standardized tests or surveys - feel free to contact Libby Aos. phone: 612.668.3488 email:

If you have questions about the PSAT or ACT - feel free to contact Libby Aos or the student's counselor.

Questions about AP and IB Testing should be directed to Washburn's Advanced Academics Coordinator - Aaron Percy.


Fall Testing

MAP Testing - Grade 9


9th Graders will take the MAP test in their English and Physical Science classes during the month of September.

They will take the READING MAP test September 18 and 19 in their English classes.

They will take the MATH MAP test September 24 and 25 in their Physical Science classes.

These are untimed tests that give students an idea of the reading and math progress over the course of the school year. The MAP test scores correlate to ACT scores. Find out more information here: .

There will be makeups available on 



MCA Testing

The MCA testing window closed Friday, May 3.  Students will receive their official score reports at the start of the 2019-2020 schoolyear.



Students will receive their score reports via MAIL 2-8 weeks from the test date.  If students already have an online ACT account, they should be able to link their April 24 test event with their online account after they receive their score.

ACT National Dates

There are National Saturday ACT testing dates during the Fall 2019.  Students will need to register for these dates independently and there is a fee associated with them.  If students have questions about this test and the registration process, it is recommeded they go to the CCC or to their Counselor.  

The dates for the Saturday test are as follows:

October 26. Register by September 20

December 14. Register by November 8

February 8. Register by January 10


Concerning Students with Accommodations (IEPs or 504s)

It is recommended students with approved ACT accommodations, register for Saturday test dates early and check in with Mr. Kurtz or Ms. Aos concerning their accommodations being associated with any upcoming test events they have registered for.

Concerning Students with EL Supports

It is recommended students with EL supports register for the Saturday test dates early and check in with Ms. Aos concerning their supports being associated with any upcoming test events they have registered for.

EL supports will expire in July 2019.  Students will need to reapply for EL supports if they plan on taking the ACT in Fall 2019 (September, October, December).  If a student has questions about this, they should see Ms. Grussing or Ms. Aos.



Parent Right to Refuse Information

Parents have the right to refuse standardized testing.  Please see the attached MDE documents for further information.