Measures of Academic Performance (MAP)


    Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) is a state-aligned computerized adaptive assessment program that provides educators with the information they need to improve teaching and learning  and make student-focused, data-driven decisions.  Students in grades K-8 are tested three times per year in math, reading, and language usage. Educators use the growth and achievement data from MAP to develop targeted instructional strategies and to plan school improvement.


    • Is not an accountability test
    • Generates test questions based on student responses
    • Reports student results in RIT scores (see following pages
    • Taken on computer and gives immediate results
    • Is aligned to Common Core
    • Measures growth over time
    • Provides information used to target individual instruction

    Parent Tool Kit for MAP
    The NWEA Parent Toolkit was created as a resource and guide for parents. It includes Frequently Asked Questions, Tips for Parents, and a list of web sites for parents and kids.

    NWEA Blog for Parents 

    Articles and Information

    RIT Chart - MAP
    This provides some sample questions within each RIT Band