Overview of MAP
(Measures of Academic Progress)
MAP testing consists of assessments that measure student growth and proficiency on high-stakes tests and informs educators how to differentiate instruction, evaluate programs and structure curriculum.
Designed nearly 40 years ago by the Northwest Evaluation Association, NWEA boasts Charlotte Mecklenburg
Schools and more than 7,000 other U.S. school districts, agencies and international schools utilize its tools to accurately measure student growth and learning needs, professional development that accelerates student learning and research that supports assessment and validity along with data interpretation.
What Does MAP Do?
Inform instruction using valid, reliable, and real-time data
Measure the growth of every student over time regardless of on, above, or below grade level performance—and even if standards change
Engage students and families in goal-setting
Create and reinforce evidence-informed instructional practices
Evaluate programs and identify professional development needs
Compare and predict student achievement and growth over time via exclusive normative and growth information
Click HERE to go to the NWEA website for more information