Testing & Assessment
Columbia Heights Public Schools administers the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments (MCAs) each spring to students in grades 3-8, 10 and 11. Students in grades 3-8 take the reading and math test. Students in grade 10 take the reading test and students in grade 11 take the math test.
Science is given to students in grade 5, grade 8 and the year students take their high school Life Science class. Special Education students may qualify to take the MCA-modified (MTAS) tests depending on their Individualized Education Plan.
January 26, 2021 PSAT/NMSQT Testing
We are committed to the health and safety of all students and staff. On January 26, 2021 thirty 11th grade students registered to take the PSAT/NMSQT test will be on-site at the High School. For the detailed safety plan, please see the COVID-19 Preparedness Plan Health and Safety Guidelines for Columbia Heights Public Schools Assessment Administrations