MeCAS Test Dates for 2018-2019 School Year Are Now Available

This announcement is intended to assist students, parents, schools and districts as they plan their school and district calendars for the 2018-2019 school year.

Maine Comprehensive Assessment System (MeCAS) test dates for the 2018-2019 school year are now available on the Maine Department of Education’s website under Assessment Dates

The MeCAS consists of Maine’s Educational Assessments (MEA) and the national and international assessments administered in Maine.  The MEAs are annual measurements of students’ knowledge and skills in mathematics, English/language arts, science, and English language proficiency.  The national and international assessments include annual and biennial measurements of student achievement over time in Maine,  the United States and other countries.

To learn more about the MeCAS on the Department’s website, or contact Eric Buckhalter at or Andrew Hudacs at