The student schedule is a busy one, full of activities essential for college and career preparation. Our list below highlights key events within the life of a student, including test dates, college fairs, and school holidays. Refer back here often – we’ll keep this calendar updated with important information that you can pass on to your students and families, helping them stay on track as they plan for the future.

December 24, 2018

Winter Recess, No School

December 24, 2018-January 1, 2019

January 1, 2019

College Application Deadline for Many Schools

Make certain to check the application deadline for each college/university

January 4, 2019

MCAS High School Test Administration

January 4-Feburary 7, 2019

ACCESS for ELLs test sessions

January 11, 2019

ACT Registration Deadline

Registration deadline for the February 9, 2019 ACT. Late registration occurs January 12-18, 2019 with a late fee required. To register, go here

January 13, 2019

FAFSA Day Event

FAFSA Day MA is a non-profit, volunteer driven program providing free assistance to students and families seeking to complete the FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.  This event will be held at Bridgewater State University @1pm.  A list of document to bring will be available in the confirmation email after registration.  Click here to register and view other locations throughout MA.

January 21, 2019

Martin Luther King Day, No school

January 27, 2019

FAFSA Day Event

FAFSA Day MA is a non-profit, volunteer driven program providing free assistance to students and families seeking to complete the FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.  This event will be held at Quinsigamond Community College.  A list of document to bring will be available in the confirmation email after registration.  Click here to register and view other locations throughout MA

February 6, 2019

MCAS High School Test Administration

Biology Session 1

February 7, 2019

MCAS High School Test Administration

Biology Session 2

February 8, 2019

SAT Registration Deadline

Registration deadline for the March 9, 2019 SAT. The late registration deadlines are February 19, 2019 (for mailed registrations) and February 27, 2019 (for registrations made online or by phone). SAT Subject Tests are not offered on this date. To register, go here

February 8, 2019

MCAS High School Test Administration

Last date for regular make-up testing

February 9, 2019

FAFSA Day Event

FAFSA Day MA is a non-profit, volunteer driven program providing free assistance to students and families seeking to complete the FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.  This event will be held at Middlesex Community College-Lowell Campus @ 1pm. A list of document to bring will be available in the confirmation email after registration.  Click here to register and view other locations throughout MA

February 9, 2019

SAT

The registration deadline for this test date is January 11, 2019. Late registration occurs January 12-18, 2018 with a late fee required. To register, go here.

February 18, 2019

February Recess, No School

February 18-22, 2019

February 18, 2019

President’s Day, No School

February 20, 2019

FAFSA Day Event

FAFSA Day MA is a non-profit, volunteer driven program providing free assistance to students and families seeking to complete the FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.  This event will be held at North Shore Community College-Lowell Campus 4-6pm. A list of document to bring will be available in the confirmation email after registration.  Click here to register and view other locations throughout MA

February 26, 2019

FAFSA Day Event

FAFSA Day MA is a non-profit, volunteer driven program providing free assistance to students and families seeking to complete the FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.  This event will be held at Mt. Wachusett Community College,  4-7pm.  A list of document to bring will be available in the confirmation email after registration.  Click here to register and view other locations throughout MA.

March 4, 2019

MCAS High School Test Administration

ELA Composition Sessions A and B

March 5, 2019

MCAS High School Test Administration

ELA Reading Comprehension Session 1 and 2

March 6, 2019

MCAS High School Test Administration

ELA Reading Comprehension Session 3

March 7, 2019

MCAS High School Test Administration

Mathematics Session 1

March 8, 2019

ACT Registration Deadline

Registration deadline for the April 13, 2019 ACT. Late registration occurs March 9-25, 2018 with a late fee required. To register, go here.

March 8, 2019

MCAS High School Test Administration

Mathematics Session 2

March 9, 2019

SAT

The registration deadline for this test date is February 8, 2019, with late registration deadlines of February 19, 2019 (for mailed registrations) and February 27, 2019 (for registrations made online or by phone). SAT Subject Tests not offered on this date. To register, go here.

April 1, 2019

MCAS-ELA Test Sessions

April 1-May 3, 2019

Spring 2019 MCAS Tests for Elementary and Middle Schools, Grades 3-8 ELA and Mathematics and Grades 5 and 8 Science and Technology/Engineering Tests (STE)

April 2, 2019

MCAS-STE Test Sessions

April 2- May 24, 2019

Spring 2019 MCAS Tests for Elementary and Middle Schools, Grades 3-8 ELA and Mathematics and Grades 5 and 8 Science and Technology Engineering Test (STE)

April 2, 2019

MCAS-Mathematics Test Sessions

April 2-May 24, 2019

Spring 2019 MCAS Tests for Elementary and Middle Schools, Grades 3-8 ELA and Mathematics and Grades 5 and 8 Science and Technology Engineering Tests (STE)

April 5, 2019

SAT Registration Deadline

Registration deadline for the May 4, 2019 SAT. The late registration deadlines are April 16, 2019 (for mailed registrations) and April 24, 2019 (for registrations made online or by phone). SAT Subject Tests are not offered on this date. To register, go here.

April 14, 2019

ACT

The registration deadline for this test date is March 9, 2018. Late registration occurs March 10-23, 2018 with a late fee required. To register, go here

April 15, 2019

April Recess, No School

April 15-19, 2019

April 15, 2019

Patriot’s Day, No School

May 1, 2019

College Enrollment Deposit Due

May 3, 2019

ACT Registration Deadline

Registration deadline for the June 8, 2019 ACT. Late registration occur May 17, 2018 with a late fee required. To register, go here

May 3, 2019

SAT Registration Deadline

Registration deadline for the June 1, 2019 SAT. The late registration deadlines are May 14, 2019 (for mailed registrations) and May 22, 2019 (for registrations made online or by phone). SAT Subject Tests are available on this date. To register, go here.

May 4, 2019

SAT

The registration deadline for this test date is April 5, 2019, with late registration deadlines of April 16, 2019 (for mailed registrations) and April 24, 2019 (for registrations made online or by phone). SAT Subject Tests are available on this date. To register, go here.

May 21, 2019

MCAS Grade 10 Mathematics Test-Primary Date

Mathematics Session 1

May 22, 2019

MCAS Grade 10 Mathematics Test-Primary Date

Mathematics Session 2

May 23, 2019

MCAS Grade 10 Mathematics Test-Secondary Date

Mathematics Session 1

May 24, 2019

MCAS Grade 10 Mathematics Test-Secondary Date

Mathematics Session 2

May 27, 2019

Memorial Day, No School

May 28, 2019

MCAS Biology and Introductory Physics Field Tests

May 28-June 14, 2019

Each school that administers the Biology or Introductory Physics tests in June will also administer a field test to a portion of its students.  Science and Technology Engineering Tests (STE) Session 1

June 1, 2019

SAT

The registration deadline for this test date is May 3, 2019, with late registration deadlines of May 14, 2019 (for mailed registrations) and May 22, 2019 (for registrations made online or by phone). SAT Subject Tests are available on this date. To register, go here

June 4, 2019

MCAS STE Tests (Biology, Chemistry, Introductory Physics, Technology/Engineering)

Science and Technology Engineering Tests (STE) Session 1

June 5, 2019

MCAS STE Tests (Biology, Chemistry, Introductory Physics, Technology/Engineering)

Science and Technology Engineering Tests (STE) Session 2

June 8, 2019

ACT

The registration deadline for this test date is May 3, 2019. Late registration occurs May 4-20, 2019 with a late fee required. To register, go here

June 14, 2019

ACT Registration Deadline

Registration deadline for the July 13, 2019 ACT. Late registration occurs June 15-24, 2019 with a late fee required. To register, go here

July 13, 2019

ACT

The registration deadline for this test date is June 14, 2019. Late registration occurs June 15-24, 2019 with a late fee required. To register, go here.