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NWEA® drives growth and delivers the insights that help Ohio students learn, teachers teach, and leaders lead. Our proven assessment solutions, customized professional learning, and industry-leading research keep you ahead of the curve as times and standards change. The Ohio Department of Education (ODE) has selected MAP® Growth™ and MAP Reading Fluency as approved assessments for all Ohio school districts.

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Nearly 40% of Ohio students take MAP Growth

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Ohio district uses MAP Growth to launch systemic change

See how one Ohio district used MAP Growth data to uncover school-wide issues, create interventions for its high school students, and improve college readiness.

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The ODE approves MAP Growth for:
  • K-3 Diagnostic Assessment
  • Alternative Reading Assessment: Third Grade Reading Guarantee
  • Alternative Standardized Assessments for Grades 3-8 for Chartered Nonpublic Schools
    • Alternative Assessments for Grades 3-8: ELA
    • Alternative Assessments for Grades 3-8: Math
    • Alternative Assessments for Grades 3-8: Science
  • Growth Measure: Teacher and Principal Evaluation
  • High Quality Student Data
  • Gifted Student: Identification

The ODE approves MAP Reading Fluency for:
  • K-3 Diagnostic Assessment
  • High Quality Student Data

The ODE approves MAP Growth for:
  • K-3 Diagnostic Assessment
  • Alternative Reading Assessment: Third Grade Reading Guarantee
  • Alternative Standardized Assessments for Grades 3-8 for Chartered Nonpublic Schools
    • Alternative Assessments for Grades 3-8: ELA
    • Alternative Assessments for Grades 3-8: Math
    • Alternative Assessments for Grades 3-8: Science
  • Growth Measure: Teacher and Principal Evaluation
  • High Quality Student Data
  • Gifted Student: Identification

The ODE approves MAP Reading Fluency for:
  • K-3 Diagnostic Assessment
  • High Quality Student Data

Support student growth

Educators use MAP Growth every day—whether they’re measuring their students’ current performance or seeing what they’re ready to learn next. See the difference MAP Growth can make in your district.

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Empower your teachers

NWEA Professional Learning workshops focus on helping educators use student data effectively—both in the classroom and when making district-wide decisions. Learn more about the difference data literacy can make.

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Press Release

The Ohio Department of Education (ODE) has formally approved expanded use of MAP® Growth™ and the addition of MAP® Reading Fluency™ to their list of approved assessments for Ohio public schools.

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