Testing & Accountability
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
- 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.