Students at Gentry Academy take many types of assessments in the classroom. Below is a list of standardized tests given to Gentry students based on grade or group of students that meet the testing criteria.  NWEA Test scores are sent home in the spring and MCA scores are sent home the next fall.  


  • Reading   Grades 5-8 
  • Math  Grades 5-8

Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment

  • Reading Grades 5-8, 10
  • Math Grades 5-8, 11
  • Science  Grades 5, 8, 11 


  • ACT 8-9  Grade 9
  • Pre ACT  Grade 10 
  • ACT  Grades 11,12

Advanced Placement  

  • AP Environmental 
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Biology
  • AP Psychology 
  • AP US History
  • AP Statistics 

A calendar for the current school year’s testing dates is below.     

2023 – 2024 Testing Dates

2024 – 2025 Testing Dates

MCA Opt Out Form

Student-athletes participating in the Minnesota state high school league for an elected sport are restricted from development with their coach in that elected sport during the off-season.