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The Michigan Merit Examination (MME)

assesses students in grade 11 and eligible students in grade 12 based on Michigan high school standards. It is administered each March, and consists of three components:

  • ACT Plus Writing® college entrance examination
  • WorkKeys® job skills assessments in reading, mathematics, and "locating information"
  • Michigan-developed assessments in mathematics, science, and social studies

Testing Schedule

Day1 - All sophomores, juniors and eligible seniors only, attend school.
- ACT Plus Writing/PLAN
     * Students arrive at 7:30 a.m.
     * Students depart at 1:00 p.m.

Day 2 - All juniors and eligible seniors only attend school in the morning.
- MME Work Keys
     * Students arrive at 7:30 a.m.
     * Testing students have lunch from 11:15 a.m. to 11:40 a.m.
     * All students attend all classes at 11:45 a.m.
     * All classes will meet and are shortened to approximately 28 minutes.

Day 3 - All juniors and eligible seniors only attend school in the morning.
- MME Michigan Merit Exam
     * Students arrive at 7:30 a.m.
     * Testing students have lunch from 11:15 a.m. to 11:40 a.m.
     * All students attend all classes at 11:45 a.m.
     * All classes will meet and are shortened to approximately 28 minutes.

* On Days 2 and 3 all non-testing students must be at their bus stop at 11:15am.

Publications for Students

External LinkACT Resources
External LinkPDF DocumentPersuasive Writing Rubric  - expectations for writing a quality persuasive writing response
External LinkPDF DocumentPreparing for the WorkKeys Assessment  - 55 pages
External LinkDescriptions of the WorkKeys Tests (Applied Math & Reading for Information) with links to practice items

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