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NWEA MAP Testing Results
What does the MAP Growth tests measure?
MAP Growth measures what students know, regardless of their grade level. It also measures growth over time, allowing you to track your student’s progress throughout the school year and across multiple years.
What is a RIT score?
After each MAP Growth test, results are delivered in the form of a RIT score that reflects the student’s academic knowledge, skills, and abilities. Think of this score like marking height on a growth chart. You can tell how tall your child is at various points in time and how much they have grown between one stage and another.
The RIT (Rasch Unit) scale is a stable, equal-interval scale. Equal-interval means that a change of 10 RIT points indicates the same thing regardless of whether a student is at the top, bottom, or middle of the scale, and a RIT score has the same meaning regardless of grade level or age of the student. You can compare scores over time to tell how much growth a student has made.
What information will Epiphany School share about my student’s scores?
After completing a MAP Growth testing period, families will be receive a Family Report, which contains information and scores from your student’s most recent and past MAP Growth tests. This information will show their strengths and areas in need of improvement. Please contact your child’s teacher is you have questions about their score or next steps.
For more information about Normative Data and RIT Scores, please visit https://www.nwea.org/normative-data-rit-scores/