• State and Federal Tests

    Director of Curriculum & Testing  Jon Meinke   jmeinke@isd876.org   320-274-8208, Extension 3312

    District Testing  Kathy Holahan   kholahan@isd876.org   320-274-8208, Extension 3303

    Annandale Elementary School Site Assessment Coordinator  Nathan Woodford  nwoodford@isd876.org   320-274-8218, Extension 1116

    Annandale Middle School Site Assessment Coordinator  Michele Macalena  mmacalena@isd876.org   320-274-8226, Extension 2700

    Annandale High School Site Assessment Coordinator  Joy Turner  jturner@isd876.org   320-274-8208, Extension 3601 


    Dates and District Schedules will be added as they are developed.


    January-March, 2020    English Learners are tested--generally English is not these students' first or home language.  WIDA is the name of the agency that supports and manages the federally required ACCESS 2.0 Assessments.  They are a series of 4 tests to measure students' proficiency in reading, writing, listening and speaking.  These tests are scheduled individually.

    Kayla Tromberg is the English Learners teacher in all three schools.


    March-May, 2020    MCA-III, Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments, series III, for reading, math and science

    Reading and math tests for grades 3-8

    Reading test for grade 10

    Math test for grade 11

    Science tests for grades 5, 8, and a science test for high school students enrolled in biology during the school year

    Most students are assessed with computer delivered tests.  Some special education students take a paper/pencil version of the tests.  A designated person enters the student's completed test information online.




    March-May 2010   MTAS-III, Minnesota Tests of Academic Skills, are alternatives to MCA-III tests.  They are administered to special education students with the greatest cognitive challenges.  They are scheduled individually.  Teachers enter test information online.


    April 2020   ACT, American College Testing, is a collection of college entrance assessments in English, reading, math and science, which will be offered to 11th grade students and any 12th grade students who have not taken the assessments as required by the Minnesota Department o Education.  Students may take the ASVAB, an entrance test for joining the military, instead of the ACT.


    2019 Previous Year Schedules 

    2019 Test Information


    Annandale Elementary School

    Annandale Elementary School Grades 3-5 MCA-III Reading 

    Annandale Elementary School Grades 3-5 MCA-III Math

    Annandale Elementary School Grade 5 MCA-III Science


     Annandale Middle School

    Annandale Middle School Grade 6 MCA-III Reading and Math

    Annandale Middle School Grades 7 and 8 MCA-III Reading and Math

    Annandale Middle School Grade 8 MCA-III Science


    Annandale High School

    Annandale High School Grades 10 and 11 MCA-III ACT and ASVAB


    2020 Opt Out Form for Minnesota State Testing


    Parent/Guardian OPT OUT for Student Testing 


    A parent or guardian must sent a new  OPT OUT form to Mr. Meinke EACH YEAR.

    Please send a completed form with your signature to


    If you send a completed paper form to a your child's teacher, please send an email to Jon Meinke at the address above and to the teacher with the message that the form has been sent to school.

    OR mail to Jon Meinke, Director of Curriculum & Testing, Annandale High School, 855 Hemlock St. E., Annandale MN 55302.


    Annandale Public Schools Test Procedures follow state of Minnesota requirements: 

    Annandale Public School Test Procedures