Northwest image Evaluation Association's (NWEA) Measure of Academic Progress (MAP)

The Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) MAP Growth assessment is an adaptive benchmark assessment in general mathematics, algebra, and geometry. The interim test can be administered three times a year to plan instruction and group students based on their specific needs. The tests are avalible in English and Spanish. Although item pools are aligned to individual state blueprints, they overlap to a very high degree because state content standards are highly similar.

Content

Sub-Category
Domains
Operations & Algebraic Thinking,
Number & Operations in Base Ten,
Measurement & Data,
Geometry,
Statistics & Probability,
Number & Operations—Fractions,
Ratios & Proportional Relationships,
Expressions & Equations,
Functions,
The Number System
Grades
5th Grade,
6th Grade,
7th Grade,
8th Grade
Languages
English,
Spanish
Respondent
Student

Administration Information

Length
45 minutes
Qualifications
Not found
Administration
Computer

Access and Use

Price

MAP incurs a one-time flat fee of $1,500 for set up, PD, and license. MAP test costs $13.50 per student per year.

Contact

877-469-3287

Open Access
No
Use in Research

Amrein-Beardsley, A., Polasky, S., & Holloway-Libell, J. (2016). Validating ""value added"" in the primary grades: One district's attempts to increase fairness and inclusivity in its teacher evaluation system. Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability, 28(2), 139-159. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11092-015-9234-5

Jensen N, Rice A, Soland J. The Influence of Rapidly Guessed Item Responses on Teacher Value-Added Estimates: Implications for Policy and Practice. Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis. 2018;40(2):267-284. doi:10.3102/0162373718759600

Atteberry, A., McEachin, A. (in press, 2020). “School's Out: The Role of Summers in Understanding Achievement Disparities.” American Educational Research Journal