Our Assessment Products

Our research-based, computerized assessments help educators answer a crucial question: Are my students learning? By delivering precise, real-time information about every student’s learning triumphs and challenges, we set educators—and students—up for success.

Measures of Academic Progress (MAP)

Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®) creates a personalized assessment experience by adapting to each student’s learning level. You’ll have assessment data—and essential information about what each student knows and is ready to learn—within 24 hours.

Keeping Learning on Track

Educators seeking to maximize student growth and engagement while strengthening school communities turn to Keeping Learning on Track® (KLT™), a proven, multi-year embedded formative assessment iFormative assessment includes formal and informal processes and tools used by teachers and students to gather evidence for the purpose of adjusting ongoing teaching and learning to improve students’ achievement. curriculum.

Children's Progress Academic Assessment (CPAA)

Prekindergarten and early primary students aren’t just small versions of bigger kids. That’s why Children’s Progress Academic Assessment™ (CPAA™) provides a personalized assessment experience that supports your youngest learners’ unique developmental needs. 

Quality Growth Data Help You Maximize Student Success

NWEA partners with educators across the globe. Hear why our featured educators believe a focus on growth matters—and how they’re maximizing learning for students on, above, and below grade level. Learn more

Students and Educators Speak Up About Assessment

Results from our independent research study, Make Assessment Matter, show one thing clearly: students and educators have a lot to say about assessment! It’s the first time any formal study has asked students’ opinions, and their responses are making news across the country. Learn more

Can you predict performance on Smarter Balanced and PARCC assessments?

Nobody currently knows what college and career readiness scores on PARCC and Smarter Balanced will eventually be, but we can make educated guesses.

Gain Common Core Confidence with Common Core MAP

Learn how Common Core MAP lets you quickly and reliably assess what students performing at, above, and below grade level know and are ready to learn on Common Core State Standards.

Assessments in context

Understand what different types of assessments can—and can’t—do, then see how quality data can give you an accurate picture of student learning and college readiness.