About the test: The 3rd Grade Summative Assessment
is a multiple-choice test that will be given online via a
computer or tablet in your child’s classroom. All 3rd grade public
school students are required to take and PASS this assessment. The Literacy-Based Promotion Act requires students to take the MKAS2 3rd
Grade Reading Summative Assessment to ensure they are reading at grade
level by the end of 3rd grade
What should I ask my child’s teacher now?
1. Is my child reading grade-level books, stories, poems, and articles
with fluency and understanding?
2. What are the results of my child’s STAR report? This report provides
information about your child’s reading progress throughout the
3. What can I do at home to prepare my child for the 3rd Grade Summative
visit www.mde.k12.ms.us/mkas2. for more information.
Mississippi Academic Assessment Program (MAAP) is designed to measure student achievement for English Language Arts and Math and to provide valid and reliable results to guide instruction. This is given once a year to grades 1 - 5 in the Spring.
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STAR Reading is given in all grades 3 times a year. This report provides information about your child's reading progress throughout the year.