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 Integrated Science Assessment (MISA)
- High School Assessments in English, Science, Algebra and Government
- Maryland Comprehensive Assessment Program (MCAP)
- 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.