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April 13, 2021 UPDATE

Due to the April 12 decision to return all 196 secondary schools to in person learning starting April 20th, MCA schedules for in person students have been revised with new dates listed below.

MCA dates and procedures for Digital Academy students will continue as planned on April 28, May 5 and May 12.

MCA Testing 2021 - Updated April 13, 2021

Students in grades K-12 will be completing the MCA reading (grades 6, 7, 8), math (grades 6, 7, 8) and science (grade 8) tests as required by the State of Minnesota.  More information regarding these tests is available below and on the District 196 and MN Department of Education websites.

The following dates are scheduled for the MCA tests at BHMS, updated for the return to in person classes.

  • Week of April 26 - Reading during English classes (grade 6, 7, 8)
  • Wednesday, April 28 - Reading (Digital Academy Students)
  • Week of May 3 - Math during Math classes (grade 6, 7, 8)
  • Wednesday, May 5 - Math (Digital Academy Students)
  • Week of May 10 - Science during Science classes (grade 8 only)
  • Wednesday, May 12 - Science (Digital Academy Students, grade 8 only)

These are not timed tests, so any students who do not complete the test during the scheduled time and dates will have the opportunity to finish.

Resources

Black Hawk Middle School Assessments Contacts

Jeff Smith, Assistant Administrator
jeff.smith@district196.org

Roger Huling, Testing Coordinator
roger.huling@district196.org

Testing Calendar

April 2021
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Sun, Mar 28
Mon, Mar 29
Tue, Mar 30
Wed, Mar 31
Thu, Apr 1
Fri, Apr 2
Sat, Apr 3
Sun, Apr 4
Mon, Apr 5
Tue, Apr 6
Wed, Apr 7
Thu, Apr 8
Fri, Apr 9
Sat, Apr 10
Sun, Apr 11
Mon, Apr 12
Tue, Apr 13
Wed, Apr 14
Thu, Apr 15
Fri, Apr 16
Sat, Apr 17
Sun, Apr 18
Mon, Apr 19
Tue, Apr 20
Wed, Apr 21
Thu, Apr 22
Fri, Apr 23
Sat, Apr 24
Sun, Apr 25
Mon, Apr 26
Tue, Apr 27
Wed, Apr 28
Thu, Apr 29
Fri, Apr 30
Sat, May 1

*subject to change

Testing will be completed during the windows indicated on the calendar and may not indicate specific dates BHMS students are testing.

Dates may be changing prior to the start of testing.