School District administers the Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) in
Reading, Language Usage, and Mathematics to students in grades 3-9 three
times a year.
MAP tests are adaptive, meaning they dynamically
adjust to each student's performance. As a student answers a test
question on a computer, the program immediately analyzes the student's
response, and based on how well the student has answered previous
questions, selects a question of appropriate difficulty to display next.
are interim assessments that measure growth, project proficiency on
high-stakes tests, and inform how educators differentiate instruction,
evaluate programs, and structure curriculum.MAP
assessments are grade independent and adapt to each student's
instructional level. Every item on a MAP assessment is anchored to a
vertically aligned equal interval scale, called the RIT scale for Rasch
UnIT — a stable measurement, like inches on a ruler, that covers all
the measurement is reliable and accurate, RIT scores serve as an
essential data point in a student's learning plan; educators can see
their precise learning level and respond accordingly.