Maine DOE announces 2016-17 testing dates

The following Priority Notice was sent on Wednesday, June 15

To better assist the field with planning for the 2016-17 school year, the Maine Department of Education has released testing dates for the Maine Comprehensive Assessment System (MeCAS), including the required Maine Educational Assessments and the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). The testing dates are as follows:

  • MEA (Alternate) Science
    • 12/1/2016 – 4/30/2017
  • MEA – English Language Proficiency
    • 1/17/2017 – 3/3/2017
  • MEA (Alternate) English Language Proficiency
    • 1/17/2017 – 3/3/2017
  • NAEP (selected schools)
    • 1/30/2017 – 3/10/2017
  • MEA (Alternate) Math & ELA/Literacy
    • 3/6/2017 – 5/12/2017
  • MEA – Math & ELA/Literacy (grades 3-8)
    • 3/20/2017 – 4/14/2017
  • MEA – Science (high school)
    • 4/3/2017 – 4/14/2017
  • MEA – Math & ELA/Literacy (high school SAT)
    • 4/5/2017
  • MEA – Science (grades 5 & 8)
    • 4/24/2017 – 5/5/2017

As a reminder, the Department recently announced anticipated release dates of the 2015-16 assessment results.

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