MAP Testing Update
Over the course of the next several weeks, students in grades 1-8 will be taking the Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) assessment. The MAP assessment consists of both Reading and Math portions, and is one of the methods teachers and administrators use to collect data on student academic growth. The collected data can then be used to help cater instruction and support for the specific needs of each student. This school year, students will be taking the MAP assessment two times; once during the Fall trimester, and once during the Spring trimester.
The MAP assessment is unique in that it is adaptive and will adjust according to student responses. This means the questions become more difficult as your child answers correctly, or become less difficult if your child answers a question incorrectly. Therefore, your child takes an assessment targeted specifically to their learning level. Additionally, the MAP assessment is aligned with the Common Core State Standards, which is reflected in our English/Language Arts and Math curricula. Please check out this NWEA website If you are interested in learning more about the MAP assessment.
If you would like some recommendations for helping your student feel prepared for testing, please see our “Supporting your child with assessments” page on the D103 Instructional Technology Support site.
Schedule for MAP Assessment
Daniel Wright Junior High School:
Tuesday, September 5 (Math), and Wednesday, September 6, 2023 (Reading).
Half Day School:
Wednesday, September 6 (Math), and Thursday, September 7, 2023 (Reading).
Laura B Sprague School:
Second-graders: Tuesday, September 19 (Reading), and Tuesday, September 26, 2023 (Math).
First-Grade: Wednesday, September 20 (Reading), Wednesday, September 27, 2023 (Math).
We anticipate mailing out results of the fall assessment in October.
The assessment schedule for the entire 2023-2024 school year can be found on the D103 website.(Dates are subject to change.)
Thank you so much for partnering with us to help support your child. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact your child’s teacher.
Dr. Katie Reynolds
Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum
Dr. Craig Chatham
Director of Technology and Assessment and Instruction
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