Measures of Academic Progress (MAP)

Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) are state-aligned computerized adaptive tests that accurately reflect the instructional level of each student and measure growth over time.

NWEA believes in an assessment that:

  • Gives a child the chance for success.
  • Students find engaging.
  • Respects classroom time.
  • Provides useful information.

MAP tests provide highly accurate results that can be used to:

  • Identify the skills and concepts individual students have learned.
  • Diagnose instructional needs.
  • Monitor academic growth over time.
  • Make data-driven decisions at the classroom, school, and district levels.
  • Place new students into appropriate instructional programs.

The assessment itself is unique in that it adapts to the student’s ability, accurately measuring what a child knows and needs to learn. In addition, MAP tests measure academic growth over time, independent of grade level or age. Most importantly, the results

For more information visit:

MAP Assessments: Scales and Norms

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