Assessments

At MNCS testing data informs a small percentage of our decision making for student programs. Below is our 2016-2017 Assessment Calendar. The dates are tentative at this time, but should be close to reality.

For any assessment related questions please contact Nick Ryan at 507-248-3353, ext. 243.

 

Who takes what test? 

Typically our students take some or all of three different standardized tests. Below is a list of what tests are taken by students at MNCS:

K-2nd

  • NWEA MAP Testing, Reading and Math, fall and spring. Est. 4 hrs total test time.

3rd-4th

  • NWEA MAP Testing, Reading and Math, fall and spring. Est. 4 hrs total test time.
  • MCA-III Math and Reading, spring, est 3 hours testing time.

5th

  • NWEA MAP Testing, Reading and Math, fall and spring. Est. 4 hrs total test time.
  • MCA-III Math, Reading, and Science, est. 4.5 hours test time.

6th-7th

  • NWEA MAP Testing, Reading and Math, fall and spring. Est. 4 hrs total test time.
  • MCA-III Math and Reading, spring, est. 3 hours testing time.

8th

  • NWEA MAP Testing, Reading and Math, fall and spring. Est. 4 hrs total test time.
  • MCA-III Math, Reading, and Science, est. 4.5 hours test time.

9th

  • NWEA MAP Testing, Reading and Math, fall and spring. Est. 4 hrs total test time.

10th

  • NWEA MAP Testing, Reading and Math, fall and spring. Est. 4 hrs total test time.
  • MCA-III Reading, spring, est 1.5 hours test time.
  • ASVAB (Optional) Winter, est 3 hours test time

11th

  • NWEA MAP Testing, Reading and Math, fall and spring. Est. 4 hrs total test time.
  • MCA-III Math, spring, est. 1.5 hours test time
  • ACT (Optional) Winter, est 3.5 hours test time

12th

  • NWEA MAP Testing, Reading and Math, fall and spring. Est. 4 hrs total test time.