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Maryland Integrated Science Assessment (MISA) for Students, Parents & Guardians, and School Communities

The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) has developed practice tests to provide supervisors, teachers, students, and parents an opportunity to become familiar with the structure, layout, and tools that will be available on the Maryland Integrated Science Assessment (MISA). Maryland State Department of Education MISA Descriptive Material

What is MISA?

MISA are science assessments in Grade 5, 8 and High School. These assessments provide educators, parents, and the public with information on student progress towards science literacy.

What is Alt-MISA?

The Alternate Maryland Integrated Science Assessment (Alt-MISA), also known as Dynamic Learning Maps (DLM), is designed for students with the most significant cognitive disabilities for whom the general education science assessment (MISA) is not appropriate, even with accommodations. Maryland State Department of Education Alt-MISA Descriptive Material

For more information, please click the following links:

Grade 5 MISA

Grade 8 MISA

 High School MISA and Practice Tests



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