Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) - Fall Assessment Window begins October 1st

Thu, 09/26/2019 - 1:07pm

We will be administering MAP assessments in reading and mathematics to all DRES students in grades 1-5 starting next week. MAP is a computer adaptive assessment. In a computer adaptive assessment, as a student responds to questions, the test responds to the student, adjusting the difficulty of the questions presented to the student. This creates a personalized assessment for every student.

A score report will be sent home to our families a few weeks after the Fall administration of the assessment concludes on October 29th. This report shares your child’s overall score in reading and math, as well as scores in a variety of areas. MAP assessments measure a student’s growth over time in reading and mathematics. MAP assessments let teachers know where a student’s strengths are and if help is needed in any specific instructional area(s). Teachers use this information, along with the results of various other assessments and their own observation of student performance, to help guide instruction. Students will be writing their math and reading MAP assessment dates in their agenda books. Our Rangers are familiar with these assessments, will be setting personal goals, and we will be celebrating their engagement and growth throughout the assessment window.
Please feel free to contact Mrs. Quirk,, Mrs. Townsend,, or your child's teacher if you have any questions. For additional information, click on the link below: