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2017 MCA Information - Updated 2/24/17

OLPA Assessment Information - Updated 12/17/16


Test
General Website
Student Video
Tutorials

Proctor Script and Student Video
Administration
Manuals and Time Estimates

MCA2016/2017
Pearson Access Next MN
Student Tutorials

Item Samplers:

Reading

Math

Science

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Start of Test Video - Student Directions - show to students prior to first testing session

The file below contains the script that all test proctors must use during each testing session. Please print as needed. A copy must be available in testing rooms at all times.




Approximate Testing Times and Items Per MDE --

MCA Reading Grades 3-5:
8-10 passages
2.5 to 3.5 hours

MCA Reading Grades 6-8:
9-12 passages
2.5 to 3.5 hours

MCA Reading Grade 10:
8-11 passages
2-3 hours

MCA Math Grades 3-4:
58 questions1.5 to 2 hours
MCA Math Grades 5-6:
65 questions1.5 to 2 hours

MCA Math Grades 7-8:
63 questions 2 to 3 hours

MCA Math Grade 11:
55 Questions
1.5 to 2.5 hours

Section Breakdown - MCA Reading, Math and Science

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Test
General Website
Student VideoTutorials
Proctor Script and Student Video
AdministrationManuals and Time Estimates
OLPA2016/2017
Pearson Access Next MN
Student OLPA Math Tutorial
Student OLPA Reading Tutorial
Start of Test Video - Student Directions - show to students prior to first testing session

Test Monitor Script - Keep in testing area
OLPA Math - 1 to 1.5 hours for 42 questions in 4 sections. Sections 1&2 have 13 items each, Section 3 has 4 items and Section 4 has 12 items.

OLPA Reading (Grades 3-8): 1.5-2.5 hours for 5 to 6 passages and 48 to 54 questions