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Testing & Accountability

Contact Information

Phone: 301-766-8828

Fax: 301-766-8830

The Office of Testing and Accountability provides the technology and skills necessary to carry out a quality standardized testing program as well as working with data required by the No Child Left Behind legislation. This includes overseeing the administration of:

  • Maryland School Assessment (MSA) for Science
  • High School Assessments (HSA) in English, Biology, Algebra and Government
  • PARCC
  • PSAT
  • Advanced Placement (AP) testing

The Office assists central office staff, principals, teachers, lead teachers and other school-based personnel in using a wide range of assessment data to achieve program and school improvement goals, including those directly related to student achievement and school performance.

For more information about the Office of Testing & Accountability, download the fact sheet.