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Instructions for Using MAARS Elementary & Intermediate Answer Sheets

MAARS Test Processing uses different methods to process assessments depending on the state assessment rules.  Please see related files below for detailed information of various directions.  A copy of the directions is sent out to your district and schools with your preprinted answer sheets for each exam.

IMPORTANT NOTE!  The answer sheet directions referenced on this website and sent out with our preprinted exam answer sheets are to be used ONLY by schools and districts that use our (M.A.A.R.S.) services!  PLEASE DO NOT share these answer sheet directions with any other school or district. 

To help in the flow of processing please remember: 

  • Always have your students/teachers use a #2 pencil.
  • Both students and teachers are to fill in the bubbles completely.
  • Never use another student's preprinted answer sheet.
  • If a student needs to use a "blank" answer sheet, make sure their 9 digit student ID is on both sides of the answer sheet.
  • If a student moves from one building to another within your district, the student should use the original preprinted answer sheet that was provided for them.  The change in buildings will be reflected via the student's enrollment record you submit to the data warehouse (repository).

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