Testing Department

 

Brown, Jermaine Headshot
Jermaine Brown, District Testing Coordinator 

Location: Career & Technical Education Suite, 310 Hutchinson Ave., Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Phone: (601) 582-1792

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. 
 
 
HHS Fall MAAP Testing Dates
  • English II: December 10-11, 2019
  • Biology I: December 3, 2019
  • Algebra I: December 5, 2019
  • U. S. History: December 4, 2019
  • Make-Up Day: TBD
District Testing Schedule
 

Test Information

Testing Window

Test Abbreviation

Test Name

Start Date

Finish Date

Duration in Minutes

K-Readiness

Kindergarten Readiness
Assessment (Pre-Test)

8/13/18

9/21/18

41

ACT

American College Test - Paper

10/1/19

10/1/19

175

MAAP-EOC

MS Academic Assessment Program for Biology I and U.S. History

11/18/19

12/13/19

Untimed

MAAP

MS Academic Assessment Program for Algebra I & English II

11/2182019

12/13/19

207-257

ACT

American College Test - Paper

2/25/20

2/25/20

175

ELPT 

Las Links – English Language Proficiency Test

3/20/20 

4/10/20

Untimed 

MAAP-A

MS Academic Assessment Program - Alternate for ELA, Math & Science

3/18/20

5/8/20

Untimed

MS-CPAS3

Performance-Based Assessment

4/1/20

4/30/20

TBD

MS-CPAS3

National Certifications Testing

4/1/20

5/8/20

TBD

MS-CPAS3

MS Career Planning Assessment System, Third Edition

4/8/20

4/29/20

TBD

K-Readiness

K-Readiness Assessment
(Post Test)

3/23/20

4/24/20

41

MAAP

3rd Grade MAAP ELA-LBPA

4/13/20

4/24/20

127

MAAP

MS Academic Assessment Program  - ELA & Math Grades 3 - 8

4/13/20

5/15/20

207-257

MAAP

MS Academic Assessment Program - Algebra I & English II

4/13/20

5/15/20

207-257

MAAP-EOC

MS Academic Assessment Program Biology I & U  S History

4/13/20

5/15/20

Untimed

MAAP

3rd Grade Reading Alternative Assessment

5/11/20

5/15/20

92

MAAP

3rd Grade Reading Alternative Assessment

6/22/20

7/10/20

92

 
State Testing Calendar
Please click here for the 2019 - 2020 State Testing Calendar. 

Mississippi Academic Assessment Program (MAAP)
http://mdek12.org/OSA

Kindergarten Readiness Assessment 
 
HHS ACT Dates for Juniors (11th Graders)
Fall: October 1, 2019
Spring: February 25, 2020
 
For ACT testing dates click here.
 
ACT Test Registration and more