About MCAS

Overview

Learn when and why the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) was established.

Pros & Cons

Since its inception in May 1998, the MCAS has been controversial. In these editorials, proponents and critics of the MCAS argue the test’s merit.

FAQ

When do students take MCAS? Where can I find MCAS results? Find answers to these Frequently Asked Questions about the MCAS.

Sample Test

How well would you fare on the MCAS?

Testing Schedule

How well would you fare on the MCAS?

Testing Schedule

Find out when the Boston Public School’s required exams take place.