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Welcome to the MCAS Resource Center. This site provides access to test administration information, training, practice tests, and other resources to help schools and districts prepare for and administer the MCAS tests.


PearsonAccessnext

Sign in to PearsonAccessnext to manage test administration tasks, such as student registrations, user accounts, and monitoring online testing.

PearsonAccessnext

Technology Setup

Access technology requirements and user guides.


Technology Setup

Test Administration Guidance

Access Manuals and guidance for use by principals/test coordinators and test administrators for instructions on the proper administration on MCAS tests.

Test Administration Guidance

Training

Access short training modules that provide a step-by-step walk-through on using PearsonAccess Next and tasks for computer-based testing.


Training

Student Tutorial
& Practice Tests

Access resources for educators to prepare students for testing: the student tutorial for CBT and practice tests for CBT and PBT.

Student Tutorial & Practice Tests

Released Items

Access released items from the spring grades 3-8 MCAS ELA and Mathematics assessment.

Released Items

MCAS Service Center

Access the MCAS Service Center website to complete the Principal's Certification of Proper Test Administration (PCPA) before and after testing, to order additional materials, and to schedule UPS pickup (PBT schools only).

MCAS Service Center