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									Metropolitan Achievement Tests,
         Eighth Edition
         August 12, 2008

         Pearson Inc.
             Metropolitan8
•   General information and purpose of MAT8
•   Who will be tested?
•   Student pre-Id labels
•   Test Administration
•   Requirements for student test material
•   Testing schedules
•   Secure/non-secure material
•   Forms
•   District sample packing diagrams
•   Contact information
          Metropolitan8
• During the fall of the 2008 school year,
  first grade students will take the
  Metropolitan Achievement Tests, 8th
  Edition (MAT8).
• The MAT8 test results will be used in
  place of the spring 2008 kindergarten test
  results.
• The exam will be administered between
  September 15 and September 26, 2008.
          Metropolitan8
• The Metropolitan8 provides assessment
  of students’ achievement in reading and
  mathematics at appropriate levels.

• The test results from this administration
  will arrive in districts in late October or
  early November.
          Who Is Tested?
• Districts must test current 1st graders that
  attended an Arkansas school as a
  Kindergarten student last year.
• Districts are NOT required to test
   – Current first graders that transferred from
     out of state*
   – Students repeating first grade*
*School Districts may choose to include these
  1st grade students in the MAT8 testing.
        Who Is Tested?
• Braille and large-print tests are not
  available for the MAT8.
• Students requiring use of these
  materials will not be tested.
• Other allowable accommodations as
  listed in a student’s IEP, 504, or LPAC
  may be provided.
        Student Labels
• Labels will be provided based on data
  from APSCN files in July.
• Labels will be provided for students that
  may not test
  – Retained students (grade 1)
  – Students who moved
     Test Administration
• Only individuals currently licensed by
  the Arkansas Department of Education
  as teachers or administrators may
  administer the MAT8.
• All test administrators must be trained.
• Provide time on the first morning of
  testing for review of the secure Test
  Administration Manual.
     Test Administration
• Aides or proctors may be available but
  must be trained.
  – Aides or proctors may not handle secure
    test materials
  – Aides or proctors may not administer the
    test
• All ACTAAP testing guidelines apply to
  this administration of the MAT8.
   Student Test Materials
• Test booklets - Students must use the
  same test booklet each day of testing.
• Pencils – only number 2 pencils may
  be used on the test booklet
• Test grouping - Students should be
  tested in the same group each day.
   Student Test Materials
• Materials During Testing— No
  extraneous materials may be available
  to students during the testing sessions,
  only MAT8 testing materials.
• Scratch Paper—Scratch paper may not
  be used.
• Highlighters—NO highlighters may be
  used on the test booklets.
     Test Administration
• Electronic Devices—No electronic
  devices with photographic capability
  shall be accessible at any time during
  the test administration [Arkansas Code
  6-18-502(b)]. Other electronic
  equipment that allows for
  communication among students shall
  not be accessible at any time during test
  administration (e.g., cell phone, iPod®,
  MP3 player).
Metropolitan8 Assessment Schedule
  Test            Estimated     Estimated    Estimated
                  Preparation   Testing      Total Time
                  Time          Time

  Practice Page   10 minutes    10 minutes   20 minutes


  Sounds and      10 minutes    15 minutes   25 minutes
  Print (1–21)
  Sounds and      10 minutes    15 minutes   25 minutes
  Print (22–40)
  Mathematics     10 minutes    15 minutes   25 minutes
   (1–15)
  Mathematics     10 minutes    15 minutes   25 minutes
   (16–30)
          Test Sessions
Sounds and Print (40 items in two
  sessions)
Students will:
  – Recognize and discriminate among
    sounds
  – Recognize letters
  – Understand basic conventions of print
          Test Sessions
Mathematics (30 items in two sessions)
Students will:
• Recognize language and symbols of math
• Identify patterns and relationships
       Schedule of Events for the
        Metropolitan8 Grade 1
• Districts will receive non-scorable material
  August 25, 2008

• Districts will receive scorable material
  September 2, 2008

• Districts administer the test September 15-26,
  2008
     • Make-up testing must be completed within this
       time frame.
      Schedule of Events for the
       Metropolitan8 Grade 1
• Districts may order additional materials from
  September 3 through September 15, 2008,
  using the Additional Order Form.

• Districts MUST ship scorable and non-
  scorable materials on or before September
  30, 2008.
Districts are encouraged to ship materials early
  if the entire shipment for the district is ready.
               Student Labels
•   Labels are included in the first shipment on August 25, 2008
•   Student pre-identification (Pre-Id) labels will contain:
     – District Information
     – School Information
     – Student’s Name
     – Student Number
     – Birth Date
     – Gender
     – Ethnic background
     – ESI Code
     – LEP Status
     – Free and/or Reduced Lunch status
•   Labels can be used as long as the Student Name, Date of Birth,
    and State Reporting ID are correct.
Student Pre-Identification
    (Pre-ID) Labels
          Secure Material
District Materials
  The following materials are for the District Test
  Coordinator’s use
   – Cover Memo
   – District Security Checklist
   – Test Administration Manual
         Secure Material
School Materials
  – School Security Checklist
  – Test Booklets (shrink-wrapped packages of
    5 and 10)
  – Test Administration Manual (shrink-
    wrapped in packages of 5)
       Non-Secure Material
• District Materials
   – Cover Memo
   – District and School Test Coordinators’ Manual
   – District Master File Sheet
   – Test Security Affidavits (1, 2, and 3)
   – Affidavit Waiver Form
   – Secure Material Transfer Form
   – Pre-Slugged Scoring Service Identification Sheets
     (SSID)
   – Paper Bands
   – Scorable Material Return Kit
   – Non-Scorable Material Return Kit
   – Arkansas Additional Order Form
   Non-Secure Material
• School Materials
  – District and School Test
    Coordinators’ Manual
  – Student Pre-Identification Labels
  – School Master File Sheet
  – Pre-Slugged Scoring Service
    Identification Sheets (SSID)
  – METROPOLITAN8 Letter (to parents)
      Test Security Affidavits
• District Superintendents, District Test
  Coordinators, Building Principals, School
  Test Coordinators, and Test Administrators
  must sign affidavits regarding the security of
  test materials.
• Each district will receive one set of affidavits
  for the MAT8 which must be copied as
  needed to provide forms to the schools and
  for all Test Administrators for grade one.
• There are three types of affidavits as follows:
      Test Security Affidavits
Affidavit 1—District Level Test Security Form
   – There is a district-level affidavit, which
     needs to be signed by the District
     Superintendent and the District Test
     Coordinator.
   – For this examination, only one (1) copy of
     Affidavit 1 should be signed for the district.
     Test Security Affidavits
Affidavit 2 - School Level Test Security Form
   – There is a school-level affidavit, which
     needs to be signed by the School Test
     Coordinator and Building Principal.
   – The District Test Coordinator should make
     copies of the school-level affidavits in
     order to provide one to every school with
     students being tested.
   – Only one (1) copy of Affidavit 2 should be
     signed for each school.
      Test Security Affidavits
Affidavit 3 - Test Administrator Security Form.
   – There is a Test Administrator affidavit,
     which contains space for the signatures of
     four (4) Test Administrators.
  – The District Test Coordinator should make
    copies of the Test Administrator affidavits
    in order to provide one to every school
    with students being tested.
  – Each school may make as many copies as
    will be needed for all Test Administrators
    to sign.
      Test Security Affidavits
• All completed and signed affidavits must be
  returned with the secure scorable test
  booklets according to instructions provided in
  the manuals for District and School Test
  Coordinators.
Test Security Affidavit 1
Test Security Affidavit 2
Test Security Affidavit 3
Region Number Map
Affidavit Waiver Form for Providing an
      Approved Accommodation




     Keep one (1) copy to file and staple one (1) copy to
       Affidavit 3—Test Administrator Security Form
Secure Material Transfer Form
Additional Order Form
Additional Order Form
District Sample Packing Diagram for
          Scorable Material
Scorable Material Return Verification Form
District Sample Packing Diagram for
        Non-Scorable Material
      Return Shipment
• All materials, scorable and non-scorable
  must be returned at the same time.
• Follow packing instructions
• Pickup MUST be on or before Tuesday,
  September 30, 2008.
• Call to schedule pickup by Monday,
  September 29, 2008.
           ADE Contacts
For questions related to policy consideration,
  contact:
Dr. Gayle Potter, Associate Director
        gayle.potter@arkansas.gov
        Telephone: 501-682-4558
        Fax: 501-682-4886
        ADE Contacts
• Donna Wolfe      (501)682-4559
  donna.wolfe@arkansas.gov
• Susan Gray       (501)682-5161
  susan.gray@arkansas.gov
• Jim Short        (501)683-0904
   jim.short@arkansas.gov
   ADE Contacts (con’t)
• Chris Barnes      (501)682-4471
  christopher.barnes@arkansas.gov
• Dr. Ellen Treadway
  ellen.treadway@arkansas.gov
       Pearson Contacts
For questions related to examination
 materials, contact:
       Arkansas Program Management Team
       Telephone: 1-800-228-0752
          » Norma Brown (ext. 5643),
            Norma.Brown@Pearson.com
          » Whitney Thompson (ext. 5671),
            Whitney.Thompson@Pearson.com
          » Rosemary Ibarra (ext. 5667),
            Rosemary.Ibarra@Pearson.com
       Fax: 866-313-6872
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