State Assessments

Preparation Information

Which assessments do students take?

Grade Level

Content Areas Assessed

3 and 6

Mathematics and ELA

4 and 7

Mathematics, ELA, and Science

5 and 8

Mathematics, ELA, and Social studies

9 and 10



Science and Social Studies



MI-Access Alternate Assessment – all grades, all content areas

WIDA for students who are learning the English language


Schedule for 2019 Summative Assessments:

Tuesday, April 9, 2019: PSAT 8; PSAT 9; SAT 11

Wednesday, April 10, 2019: WorkKeys AND MSTEP, 11th grade

Friday, April 24: NWEA 7-12th grade

Tuesday, May 7: 7th grade MSTEP

Wednesday, May 8, 2019: 6th grade MSTEP

Thursday, May 9, 2019: 8th grade MSTEP


Merrill Community Schools
555 W. Alice St.,  Merrill, MI 48637
Phone: 989-643-7261


As a school community, we believe in the importance of cultivating creative compassionate leaders prepared for lifelong success by fostering the intellectual, emotional, and physical well being of each individual.



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