Wednesday, March 13, 2013

MCAS Information & Delayed Opening Schedule


This year’s 10th Grade English Language Arts MCAS (Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System) testing will take place on March 19, 21 and 22 (Tuesday, Thursday, Friday).  Please note the day off from testing on the 20th.  

Additional MCAS testing in Math will be held on May 13 and 14 (Grade 10 only).  Science MCAS testing will be held on June 4 and 5 (Grade 9 only).


Burlington High School will follow a delayed opening MCAS bell schedule which will impact ALL students on the following dates:

Tuesday, March 19                Thursday, March 21              Friday, March 22

Homeroom will begin at 9:10 a.m., and MCAS testing will start at 9:15 a.m.  School will be dismissed as usual at 2:00 p.m.  Please go here for the complete MCAS testing bell schedule.

Adequate rest, proper nutrition, and daily attendance directly impact student performance on the MCAS.  We encourage you to discuss the importance of these tests with your child and assist him/her in maintaining an appropriate schedule during this testing period.  Please do not hesitate to contact your child’s guidance counselor or administrator for support.

If you have any questions or concerns about the MCAS tests, please contact me at 781-273-7662 or Mr. Attubato in the Guidance Department at 781.270.1856.

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