Student Assessments Assessment supports the learning of mathematics and provides useful information to students, teachers, parents and the public. Elementary students are assessed in a variety of ways.
NWEA Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) assessments are given to students in grades 2-5. These computerized adapted tests measure students’ progress over time.
Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment Series II (MCA-II) is given in grades 3-5 in the spring. The Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments—Series II are the state reading and mathematics tests that meet the requirements of No Child Left Behind. They are used to determine whether schools and districts have made adequate yearly progress toward all students being proficient in 2014.
MTELL The Mathematics Test for English Language Learners
The MTELL is a new series of online assessments that will serve as a bridge to the Math MCA-II for qualifying English language learners in grades 3-5.
The Minnesota Test of Academic Skills (MTAS) is Minnesota’s new alternate assessment based on alternate achievement standards. The MTAS is part of the statewide assessment program designed to measure the extent to which students with significant cognitive disabilities are making progress in the general curriculum.