Jermaine Brown
District Testing Coordinator
(601) 582-1792
jermaine.brown@hattiesburgpsd.com

The Testing department oversees and facilitates the administration of the statewide assessment program. The statewide assessment program is known as the Mississippi Academic Assessment Program (MAAAP) and assess students in Math and ELA in grades 3-8, high school students in Algebra I, Biology I, English II, U.S. History. MAAP also assess students in science in grades 5 and 8 and is known as MAAP-SCI. MAAP also provides high-quality alternate assessments for students with significant cognitive disabilities (SCD). The assessment is known as MAAP-A for Alternate.

The testing department is also responsible for administering the American College Test (ACT) for all high school juniors, the Mississippi K-3 Assessment Support System (MKAS2), and LAS Links, the English Language Proficiency Test and the MS Career Planning & Assessment System (CPAS2) Assessment for Career & Technical Education students.

2017-2018 Mississippi State Testing Calendar

MAAP – Algebra I and English II
  • Interpretive Guides
  • Blueprints
  • Practice Tests
    http://www.mde.k12.ms.us/OSA/MAAP

    MAAP – Biology I and U. S. History
  • Blueprints
  • Graduation Options
  • Practice Tests
    http://www.mde.k12.ms.us/OSA/SATP2

    MAAP -Science Grade 5 and Grade 8 ‚Äč
  • Test Blueprints
  • Practice Tests
  • Highest-Lowest Possible Scores
    http://www.mde.k12.ms.us/OSA/MST2

    MKAS2
  • K Readiness Practice
  • K Readiness Assessment
  • 3rd Grade Reading Summative Assessment
    http://www.mde.k12.ms.us/OSA/MKAS2

    ACT Testing Dates
    https://www.act.org/content/dam/act/unsecured/documents/ACT-OnlineRegFlyer.pdf

    ACT Test Registration and more
    http://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act/registration.html

    CTE CPAS
    https://www.rcu.msstate.edu/Assessment/MS-CPAS.aspx

    Practice Writing Test
    https://ms-sampler.nextera.questarai.com/tds/#practice