Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA)

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The Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) computerized adaptive assessments give educators the information they need to improve teaching and learning. Educators use the growth and achievement data from MAP assessments to develop targeted instructional strategies and plan school improvement. Results help educators make student-focused, data-informed decisions.

Schools administer NWEA MAP assessments within 2-5 days of a student's enrollment, as a diagnostic assessment tool for course placement. Student's are also administered NWEA MAP assessments quarterly to capture student's overall performance and growth data.

2018 - 19 NWEA MAP Testing Dates:
Term 1: September 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018
Term 2: January 1, 2019 through March 31, 2019
Term 3: April 1, 2019 through June 30, 2019
Term 4: July 1, 2019 through August 31, 2019

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