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County’s MCAP Test Results Are Favorable

December 8th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

The Maryland Comprehensive Assessment Program or MCAP, administered by schools annually, provides information on student progress towards proficiency on standards for English, Math, and Science.  WCBC News took a deep dive into the data for Allegany County and results paint a more positive picture than most media report.  For Algebra1, county students are performing 8 points higher than the state average and up 11 points from the previous testing period. The proficiency rate shows 25.1 but Trina Simpson, Supervisor of Assessments and Accountability explains that proficiency rates are not equal to percentage of students passing in a discipline…