The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) releases a form of the high school assessment to provide students, teachers, and the public an example of how students are being assessed. The items included on these Public Release Forms measure students' knowledge of skills, processes and concepts as stated in the Core Learning Goal indicators.
When you click on any of the assessments, you will be able to view all the items on that assessment, see which indicators were measured, view field test data, take mini-assessments online, print the form, view the rubric, listen to an explanation of the rubric and anchor papers used to score the constructed responses, and practice scoring actual student responses.
While the items in the public release form have been selected to be indicative of items that may be used in future years, there are two caveats:
Rubric • Current
More about the assessment • Current