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MAP was first introduced to students in grades three - five during the 2005-2006 school year. Kindergarten to grade 2 students now also participate.
MAP, or the Measure of Academic Progress, is a computerized adaptive test which helps teachers, parents, and administrators improve learning for all students and make informed decisions to promote a child's academic growth.
Understanding MAP Growth
- WHAT IS MAP GROWTH?
- WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE COMPUTER ADAPTIVE?
- WHAT DOES MAP GROWTH MEASURE?
- WHAT IS A RIT SCORE?
- HOW DO SCHOOLS AND TEACHERS USE MAP GROWTH SCORES?
- CAN MAP GROWTH TELL ME IF MY CHILD IS WORKING AT GRADE LEVEL?
- WHAT SUBJECTS ARE AVAILABLE WITH MAP GROWTH?
- HOW OFTEN WILL MY CHILD TAKE MAP GROWTH TESTS?
- IS MAP GROWTH A STANDARDIZED TEST? HOW IS IT DIFFERENT FROM “HIGH STAKES” OR STATE TESTS?
- WHAT INFORMATION WILL I RECEIVE FROM MY CHILD’S SCHOOL?
- HOW DO I LEARN MORE ABOUT MY CHILD’S TEST RESULTS, AND WHO DO I CONTACT WITH SPECIFIC QUESTIONS?