Testing & Assessment FAQs
What tests are required as part of the program?
Massachusetts Virtual Academy at Greenfield Commonwealth Virtual School (MAVA@GCVS) incorporates formative and summative online skills screenings and achievement testing 2-3 times per year, including:
- K¹² lesson, unit, and semester curriculum assessments
- Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS), which is required under Massachusetts virtual school guidelines and will be offered in a proctored environment
- Massachusetts English Proficiency Assessment (MEPA)
- MAVA@GCVS teacher assessments
Do I have to participate in state testing?
All students are required to participate in state testing, and are subject to dismissal if they do not participate.
Have more questions?
You are welcome to send any questions to our Principal, Carl Tillona, at cartil1@gpsK¹².org. Superintendents are welcome to contact Superintendent Susan Hollins directly at superintendent@gpsK¹².org. Answers to questions will be posted on the FAQ page for parents and others.