Chelsea Public Schools - Bridge to Success

2015–2016 Statewide Testing Schedule and Administration Deadlines

MCAS, PARCC, Alternate Assessment, and ACCESS for ELLs

The Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) is designed to meet the requirements of the Education Reform Law of 1993. This law specifies that the testing program must:

  • test all public school students in Massachusetts, including students with disabilities and English Language Learner students;
  • measure performance based on the Massachusetts Curriculum Framework learning standards;
  • report on the performance of individual students, schools, and districts.

As required by the Education Reform Law, students must pass the grade 10 tests in English Language Arts (ELA), Mathematics and one of the four high school Science and Technology Engineering tests as one condition of eligibility for a high school diploma (in addition to fulfilling local requirements).

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CPS Public Notices
3/9: Chelsea School Committee meets Thurs. March 9.
Employment Opportunities New Clark Avenue Project

Superintendent's Update 2/17
See what's happening this week in the Superintendent's Update for February 17.

Know Your Rights!
Suffolk University's Immigration Clinic will host a seminar on immigration rights for students and families on March 2, 2017 at 5pm in the CHS Auditorium. [More]

Free Ice Skating for Chelsea Residents!
Join us for an Afternoon at the Ice Rink on February 26 from 1PM to 4:30PM at Cronin Memorial Ice Skating Rink! [More]

CHS School Site Council Update!
Due to the school closing tomorrow Thursday, February 9th, the School Site Council Meeting will now be held on February 16th at 5:15pm in Room 1205. [More]

See more in our news archive