State Standards

Ensuring Alignment Through Research

Using assessment tools and data, NWEA empowers educators at the state level. With our Scale Alignment Studies, member schools can:

  • Link the RIT scale to the proficiency levels from state assessments.
  • Monitor their students' progress toward the proficiency standards for their states.

Find out more about NWEA State Standards Alignment Study Methods.
With NWEA's Goal Structures, educators can:

  • Connect the content from state standards to state-aligned MAP tests.
  • Connect state standards and the DesCartes continuum of learning to teacher reports.