Student Assessment

The Student Assessment department oversees and facilitates the administration of the statewide assessment program. The statewide assessment program includes the Mississippi Academic Assessment Program for math and ELA (MAAP and MAAP-A), the Subject Area Testing Program for science and social studies, the ACT for all juniors, the Mississippi K-3 Assessment Support System (MKAS2),  and LAS Links, the English Language Proficiency Test.

In addition to the high stakes tests, the MS CPAS3 Assessment for vocational students and the NAEP Assessment are administered to students. 

Sharon Grasha

Sharon Grasha

District Testing Coordinator
B.S. – USM
M. Ed. – USM
AA – Administration

District Testing Staff

Missy Bufkin

Missy Bufkin

Assistant District Test Coordinator
Mark Herrington

Mark Herrington

Assistant District Test Coordinator
Angela Manning

Angela Manning

Testing Assistant
Grace Pugh

Grace Pugh

Testing Assistant


State Testing Calendar 2019-2020  
2019 Acknowledgement of Receipt of Test Security Policies of Mississippi  
Literacy-Based Promotion Act  
MDE OSA Certification of Principal  
OSA Spring Test Security Training Sign-In 2019  
2019 Test Security - Confidentiality-Agreement  
Appendix F 2019  
2019 - 2020 Student Handbook  
Strategic Plan  
Prohibition of Electronic Device Form  
Authorized Personnel Only Sign  
KRA District Calendar  
KRA Testing Training Agenda - Spring 2019 - SCHOOL  
Secure Storage Log - 2019 2020  

MAAP Practice Tests

MAAP Practice Tests (Must use Chrome to open.)
Graduation Options  

Test Security Hotline:

Security Hotline Online Form  

Jones County School District | 5204 Hwy. 11 N, | Ellisville, MS 39437 | Phone: (601) 649-5201 | Fax: (601) 649-1613

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