Testing

Mississippi Department of Education 
Office of Student Assessment 


2017-2018 Statewide Testing Calendar


MKAS2 - KINDERGARTEN READINESS ASSESSMENT ( PRE-TEST)
AUGUST - SEPTEMBER

MS CAREER PLANNING ASSESSMENT SYSTEM, THIRD EDITION
NOVEMBER

MS CAREER PLANNING ASSESSMENT SYSTEM. THIRD EDITON (MAKE-UP)
NOVEMBER 

MS ACADEMIC ASSESSMENT PROGRAM FOR BIOLOGY I AND U.S HISTORY 
NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 

MS ACADEMIC ASSESSMENT PROGRAM FOR ELA & MATH 
NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
 
NAEP ASSESSMENT (SELECTED SCHOOLS) 
JANUARY - MARCH 

AMERICAN COLLEGE TEST - PAPER 
FEBRUARY

AMERICAN COLLEGE TEST - ONLINE 
FEBRUARY

LAS LINKS-ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY TEST 
MARCH-APRIL 

MS ACADEMIC ASSESSMENT PROGRAM- ALTERNATE FOR ELA & MATH 
MARCH-MAY 

MS ACADEMIC ASSESSMENT PROGRAM - ALTERNATE FOR SCIENCE 
MARCH- MAY 

AMERICAN COLLEGE TEST - PAPER ONLY ( MAKE-UP) 
MARCH

PERFORMANCE-BASED ASSESSMENT 
APRIL 

NATIONAL CERTIFICATIONS TESTING 
APRIL-MAY

MS CAREER PLANNING ASSESSMENT SYSTEM SECONF EDITION 
TBD

K-READINESS ASSESSMENT (POST-TEST)
APRIL-MAY

3RD GRADE MAAP ELS-LBPA
APRIL 

MS ACADEMIC ASSESSMENT PROGRAM FOR ELA & MATH 
APRIL-MAY

AMERICAN COLLEGE TEST(MAKE-UP) 
MAY 

MS ACADEMIC ASSESSMENT PROGRAM FOR SCIENCE, GRADE 5 AND GRADE 8 
APRIL- MAY 

MS ACADEMIC ASSESSMENT PROGRAM FOR BIOLOGY I AND U.S HISTORY 
APRIL-MAY 

GRADE 3 READING SUMMATIVE - ALTERNATE 
MAY

GRADE 3 READING - ALTERNATE
JUNE-AUGUST