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.
Sign in to PearsonAccessnext to manage test administration tasks, such as student registrations, user accounts, and monitoring online testing.
Access technology requirements and user guides.
Test Administration Manuals
Access the ESE website for the Principal's Administration Manual, Test Administrator's Manuals, policy memos, and other resources.
Access short training modules that provide a step-by-step walk-through on using PearsonAccess Next and tasks for computer-based testing.
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.
Access released items from the spring grades 3-8 MCAS ELA and Mathematics assessment.
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).