For Grade 3 to 8 Parents: MAP Fall 2017


Dear Parents,

Students in grades 3-8 will take an achievement test called Measures of Academic Progress™ (MAP) in October. Elementary students (grades 3-5) will take the assessments from October 24-27th and secondary students (grades 6-8) from October 10-13th.  We give students MAP assessments to receive feedback about their learning and to measure academic growth throughout the school year.

These tests measure academic growth from year to year in the areas of mathematics, reading and language usage. The tests will be given on a computer. MAP tests are unique in that they adapt to be appropriate for your child’s level of learning. As a result, each student has the same opportunity to succeed and maintain a positive attitude toward testing.  With MAP tests, we can administer shorter tests and use less class time while still receiving detailed, accurate information about your child’s academic growth. During the testing period, your child will spend a total of about three to four hours completing these tests.

We will conduct a full season of MAP testing this school year and will send results home after they are finished.  If you have any questions about the assessment results, please feel free to contact Mrs. Allison O’Sullivan, school counselor.

The MAP assessments focus on every child’s individual growth and achievement. Partnering to help all kids learn, parents and teachers can have a profound positive effect on the lives of our children.

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Mrs. Heather Naro  Mr. Ken Fernandez
 Secondary Principal  Elementary Principal