Important: Haynes MCAS 2.0 Schedule for Spring 2017

NOTE CHANGE for 5th Grade ELA – NOW April 25th, 27th, and May 1st

Included below is the specific schedule for the upcoming MCAS test. These are the exact dates your child(ren) will be taking the exam. Please encourage your child to get sufficient rest the night before any test sessions, to eat breakfast, and to extend their best effort.  Children should also be encouraged to bring a water bottle to school; hydration is a key to concentration.  It is imperative that all children be in school during testing.  Please try to avoid any appointments or trips that will prevent your child from attending school.

Grade/Test Session
Grade 3 MCAS: ELA
April 3rd, 4th, and 5th

Grade 3 MCAS: Math
May 3rd and 4th

Grade 4 MCAS: ELA
April 5th, 6th, and 7th

Grade 4 MCAS: Math
May 11th and 12th

Grade 5 MCAS: ELA
April 25th, 27th, and May 1st

Grade 5 MCAS: Math
May 8th and 9th

Grade 5 MCAS: Science, Technology, Engineering
May 16th and 17th

A hard copy of this letter was sent home on Friday, January 6th with your child. Thank you in advance for your support and encouragement during the testing.


Sharon and Scott
* This year, all Massachusetts students in 4th grade will be assessed using Computer-based Testing (CBT). In order to prepare our students for this testing, 4th grade students are participating in a keyboarding program from All students have accounts and passwords. We encourage students to practice keyboarding at home to prepare for the writing portions of the test. If you have questions about accessing the website or account information, please contact your child’s homeroom teacher.

Posted on: January 10th, 2017 by webmaster