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What is NWEA MAP Growth?


MAP Growth helps teachers understand what students know today, so goals can be set to improve growth through the year.


This test will not affect grades. In fact, it’s normal for students to only answer about half the questions correctly.


Given the challenges of learning from home, MAP Growth test results are especially helpful for us this year.

MAP Growth tests measure a student’s academic achievement, not their ability.

Achievement on the NWEA tests is evidence of what a student has learned and can do with approximately 50 percent accuracy within subject areas: math, reading, language usage, and science.

NB: Ability describes a student’s capacity to learn, independent of what has been achieved. NWEA’s tests and reports do not measure or report a student’s capacity or ability to learn.