Skip to main content

The Maryland Comprehensive Assessment Program (MCAP) assessments of Maryland College and Career Ready Standards (MCCRS) will build a pathway to college and career readiness by the end of high school, mark students’ progress toward this goal from grade 3 through high school, and provide teachers with timely information to inform instruction and provide student support.

This site hosts all of the tools necessary to prepare for and administer MCAP assessments.

Pearson Access

Pearson Access serves as the entry point to all Pearson services used by schools and districts participating in MCAP assessments.

View Pearson Access

Technology Setup

Prepare your system for computer-based MCAP assessments. Access technical guidelines, user guides, and TestNav.

View Technology Setup


Access trainings, manuals, and other resources to prepare for and administer assessments.

View Manuals, Training Modules, and Documents

Test Preparation

Users can access sample items, TestNav 8 tutorials, and practice tests to prepare for the MCAP tests.


Access a variety of reporting resources from interpretive guides, to report samples, and file layouts.

View Reporting

Policy Documents & Forms

News for Test Coordinators, Test Administrators, Technology Coordinators, districts, and schools.

View Policy Documents & Forms


Assistance is available via webform, phone, and chat.

View Support

Click here to access the Key Dates