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Testing Department


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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 Testing Schedule
  • English II: December 4-5, 2018
  • Biology I: December 6, 2018
  • Algebra I: December 11, 2018 (Session 1 morning and Session 2 afternoon)
  • U. S. History: December 12, 2018
  • Make-Up Day: December 13, 2018
HHS Spring Testing Schedule
  • ACT for Juniors Only: February 20, 2019
HPSD Spring 2019 Testing Calendar
State Testing Calendar
Please click here for the 2018-2019 State Testing Calendar. 

Mississippi Academic Assessment Program (MAAP)

Kindergarten Readiness Assessment