MAP Growth Math

The MAP Growth Math NWEA, which are aligned to the NWEA math standards, and the MAP Growth Math Common Core, which are aligned to the Common Core State Standards, are course-specific assessments that allow for tracking growth and improving instruction. The adaptive test is specifically for Algebra 1 and 2, Integrated Math 1, 2, and 3, and Geometry.


Algebra, Geometry, Additional Topics

Administration information

The tests are not timed. Approximately 45 minutes per subject.
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Online and in-person training available
Not specified

Access and Use

Instrument Use in Peer-Reviewed Studies

Reardon, S. F., Kalogrides, D., Fahle, E. M., Podolsky, A., & Zárate, R. C. (2018). The Relationship between Test Item Format and Gender Achievement Gaps on Math and ELA Tests in Fourth and Eighth Grades. Educational Researcher, 47(5), 284–294.;

Hrastinski, I., & Wilbur, R. B. (2016). Academic Achievement of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students in an ASL/English Bilingual Program. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 21(2), 156–170.;

Fahle, E. (2016). Patterns of Change in U.S. Gender Achievement Gaps during Elementary and Middle School. Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness. Retrieved from…;

Pomplun, M. R. (2009). Do Student Growth Scores Measure Academic Growth? Educational and Psychological Measurement, 69(6), 966–977.;

Reardon, S., Fahle, E., Kalogrides, D., Podolsky, A., & Zarate, R. (2016). Test Format and the Variation of Gender Achievement Gaps within the United States. Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness. Retrieved from…;

Edwards, J. U., Mauch, L., & Winkelman, M. R. (2011). Relationship of Nutrition and Physical Activity Behaviors and Fitness Measures to Academic Performance for Sixth Graders in a Midwest City School District. Journal of School Health, 81(2), 65–73.;

Alexander Aristizábal, J. (2018). Using Learning Analytics to Improve Students’ Reading Skills: A Case Study in an American International School with English as an Additional Language (EAL) Students. GIST Education and Learning Research Journal. Retrieved from…


Computer scoring
Open Access
Resources on Psychometric Properties

Research Publications. (2018). Retrieved December 12, 2018, from;

Northwest Evaluation Association. (2011). Technical Manual For Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP) and Measures of Academic Progress for Primary Grades (MPG). Portland, OR. Retrieved from…;

Andren, K. J. (2010). An Analysis of the Concurrent and Predictive Validity of Curriculum Based Measures (CBM), the Measures of Academic Progress (MAP), and the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) for Reading. The University of Southern Maine. Retrieved from;

Bjorklund-Young, A., & Borkoski, C. (2016). Do Formative Assessments Influence Student Learning?: Research on i-Ready and MAP. Johns Hopkins School of Education Institute for Education Policy. Retrieved from…