MCAS Preparation Programs

  • Download the 2018-2019 MCAS Preparation Program Brochure here.

    MCAS is a graduation requirement for all high school students in the state of Massachusetts.

    Test Dates:

    • ELA- March 26 & 27, 2019
    • Math- May 21 & 22, 2019
    • Science- June 4 & 5, 2019

     

    ELA MCAS Preparation Program

    Suggested For:
    Students who scored “Not Meeting Expectations” or “Partially Meeting Expectations” on their 8th grade ELA MCAS and students who have never taken an MCAS exam.

    Benefits:
    Students will enhance targeted skills geared toward improving their performance on the ELA portion of the MCAS exam, such as reading comprehension, question analysis, and the writing process. Students will also use TestNav, the computer software now used for this exam.\

    Program Dates:
    Saturdays 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. on February 9, March 2, March 9, March 16, and March 23

    Transportation is available.


    Math MCAS Preparation Program

    Suggested For:
    Students who scored “Not Meeting Expectations” or “Partially Meeting Expectations” on their 8th grade Mathematics MCAS and students who have never taken an MCAS exam.

    Benefits:
    Students will enhance targeted skills geared toward improving their performance on the Mathematics portion of the MCAS exam. Attention will be given to reviewing key math concepts, answering open response questions, and strengthening computational and problem solving skills. Students will also use TestNav, the computer software now used for this exam.

    Program Dates:
    Saturdays 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. on March 30, April 6, April 13, May 11, and May 18

    Transportation is available.


    Biology MCAS Preparation Program

    Suggested For:
    Students who scored “Not Meeting Expectations” or “Partially Meeting Expectations” on their 8th grade Science MCAS and students who have never taken an MCAS exam.

    Benefits:
    Students will enhance targeted skills geared toward improving their performance on the Biology portion of the MCAS exam. Attention will be given to reviewing key science concepts, answering open response questions, reinforcing Biology vocabulary, and test-taking skills.

    Program Dates:
    Saturdays 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. on April 27, May 4, May 25, and June 1.

    Transportation is available.