MKAS2-Mississippi K-3 Assessment Support System
The Mississippi K-3 Assessment Support System (MKAS2) is a coherent assessment system which will include integrated components related to student learning and instructional supports in literacy and mathematics for all students enrolled in Mississippi public schools in grades K-3. This system will include 3 components; the Universal Screener and Diagnostic Assessment, a Kindergarten Readiness Assessment, and the 3rd Grade Reading Summative Assessment (3rd Grade Reading Gate). A pilot will be conducted for the 3rd grade reading summative assessment in the Spring of 2014. A pilot test will also be conducted for the 11 Early Learning Collaborative Project sites with the Kindergarten Readiness Assessment.
The testing window for the 3rd Grade Summative Assessment are the following:
Pilot Test: April 24, 2014-May 23, 2014
3rd Grade Reading Gate: April 20, 2015-August 20, 2015