12th Grade Assessments
There are no specific assessments given at this grade, however students in grade 12 need to have completed the graduation assessments given in prior years. Students that are new to the district or have not had the opportunity to complete during high school must still complete the required assessment to receive a diploma.
This test is administered to English learners in order to
measure progress toward meeting Minnesota’s standards for English language
development. This assessment measures students' social and academic language
related to listening, speaking, reading and writing in kindergarten through
This test is administered in February-March to kindergarten through 12th grade students identified as English learners.
state test helps measure student progress toward Minnesota's academic
standards for science. High school students take the MCA Science test
once during high school. It is taken the year students fulfill their
Life Science (Biology) requirement. Most students take the MCA, but
students who receive special
education services and meet eligibility criteria may take the the MTAS.
This test is administered in Trimester 3 to high school students the year they are
scheduled for Biology (typically 11th grade, but in some cases may be 10th or 12th grade)