Assessment & Accountability

Ethan Cancell, Ed.D.
Executive Director Assessment, Accountability, Technology & Student Data Research

The office of Assessment, Data Analysis, Research & Evaluation provides oversight regarding the use of assessment information in the achievement of the objectives of the Brockton Public Schools. This overriding responsibility entails assisting various administrative and instructional staff in the collection, interpretation, dissemination, and use of testing and research data.

Data analysis is provided for both the citywide testing program and the state-mandated MCAS tests.

Please see the links at the left of this page for information on MCAS RESOURCES, SCHOOL COMMITTEE PRESENTATIONS and ASSESSMENT RESOURCES.


Application to Conduct Research

Requests to conduct research at BPS shall be judged by a representative committee of the system’s certified staff and shall be given a final review and approval by The Executive Director of Accountability, Research and Technology.  Please fill out the form below. 

Application to Conduct Research


Updates, Bulletins and other information from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education as they pertain to your child.

                   Parents' Guide to the MCAS         


Video on How to Sign up for BPS SMS Messages


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Home Educational Resources

These links can provide  at-home educational resources for your child.  Some links may require a username and password.  

MCAS Resource Center  - practice MCAS assessments

Username and Password Required 

BPS Clever Login Portal -  access to instructional software links. 

Data Privacy

The Brockton Public Schools are committed to student privacy.  The Brockton Public Schools adhere to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), and we provide technical assistance to help schools  use best practices in their use and management of information about students.

Protecting Student Privacy