TCAP ALT (Multi- State Alternative
Assessment - MSAA)

Subject Assessed
English and Math

Student Group
Students with

Purpose of Assessment
This test is given to help measure how much
a student grows academically over the course
of a school year.

Source of the Requirement
The development of alternate achievement standards for students with the most significant cognitive
disabilities is authorized under a department regulation (34 C.F.R. Part 200) published on
December 9, 2003, and T.C.A § 49-1-612. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA),
section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and Title I require inclusion of all students with
disabilities in the state assessment system

Schedule of the Assessment
March 15 - April 30, 2021 (tentative)

Expected Length of Time of the Assessment
Students are given the assessment during
class time throughout the window based
on student needs and class schedules.

Date that results will be disseminated
4-6 weeks after

Format that Results will be Disseminated
Individual performance reports are
shared with parents at the begriming of
the school year