Testing and Assessment FAQs

What tests are required as part of the program?

Students who are enrolled in Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy are required to take the following tests:

  • Lesson assessments
  • Unit assessments
  • Semester assessments
  • Literacy screening for early elementary students
  • Diagnostic and formative assessments to measure growth and mastery of grade level standards
  • Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) for students in grades 3-8:
    •  Math and Reading (grades 3-8)
    • Science (grades 5 and 8)
    • Social Studies (grades 6 and 9)
    • Writing (grades 4 and 7)
  • Michigan Merit Exam (grade 11 and eligible 12th grade students)
  • ACT (grade 11 and eligible 12th grade students)

Do I have to participate in state testing?

Families enrolling at MGLVA must be willing to participate in all required areas of the program.