Accountability, Research, and Measurement
NWEA MAP Growth Testing

MAP (Measures of Academic Progress) is a dynamic, interim assessment that measures what students know and what they are ready to learn.    

The test is adaptive meaning that it will adjust depending on the student's responses.  This means that no two tests are the same and that the test can only be taken on computer.    

The test is untimed as the system will continue to present questions to the student until enough information has been collected from the student's responses to assess the students baseline knowledge or growth (depending on the time of year).    

This tool was NOT developed to measure mastery of standards.  It was developed to measure growth over time. 

The testing windows for the 2023-2024 school year are:

  • Fall – August 14 - September 8
  • Winter – November 27 - December 22
  • Spring – April 1 - April 19

Students in the following grades/courses will take the below assessments:

  • Grades 3-8/science
  • Algebra 1
  • Geometry

By clicking on the below link, you can access several resources that will help your child prepare for the test.  There are videos that give an overview of the purpose of the test as well as practice tests.  To log into the practice test, the username is grow and the password is grow.

Another wonderful resource is the MAP Family Toolkit which can be accessed at the below link.

Thank you for your support this year.  We look forward to working with you to help your student meet their educational goals!

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