NWEA Measures of Academic Progress (MAP)

Purpose: To measure growth and universal benchmarks for students

Rationale: Progress monitoring for local decision making

Source of Requirement: ISD #544

Date(s) of Testing:

Sept. 27-Oct. 1

Jan. 24-Jan. 28

May 9-May 13

Grades: K-2

Renaissance STAR Reading & Math

Purpose: To measure growth and universal benchmarks for students

Rationale: Progress monitoring for local decision making

Source of Requirement: ISD #544

Date(s) of Testing: Link to dates

 

Grades: 3-6

Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT)

Purpose: Universal measurement for gifted and talented students

Rationale: Identify high potential learners

Source of Requirement: ISD #544

Date(s) of Testing: November 2021

 

Grades: 2 & 4

MCAs & MTAs

Purpose: To measure achievement on the MN academic standards

Rationale: Minnesota Statues, section 120B.30 and ESA

Source of Requirement: Minnesota Statues, section 120B.30 and ESA

Date(s) of Testing: Link to dates

 

Grades: 3-8, 10, 11

ACT

Purpose: To measure achievement on the MN academic standards

Rationale: Minnesota Statues, section 120B.30 and ESA

Source of Requirement: Minnesota Statues, section 120B.30 and ESA

Date(s) of Testing: April 5, 2022

 

Grade: 11

ACCESS and Alternate ACCESS

Purpose: To annually assess English language proficiency of all English Learners

Rationale: ESEA

Source of Requirement: ESEA

Date(s) of Testing: Feb. 7th - March 11th

 

Grades: K-12