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.
Access and Use
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.
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