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MAP Testing (Measures of Academic Progress)
MAP testing is administered in the fall, winter, and spring to all 6th, 7th, and 8th graders. Testing data is used to properly place students in interventions courses. It is a valuable tool that helps measure and monitor student growth.
2020 Fall MAP Tests:
6th grade: Sept 8 & 9 English MAP testing in the afternoon; Sept 10 & 11 Math MAP testing in the morning
7th grade: Sept 10 & 11 English in the morning; Math in the afternoon
8th grade: Sept 8 & 9 English MAP in the morning; Sept 10 & 11 Math in the afternoon
Winter Testing Window: December 2, 2020-January 8, 2021
6th Grade: Team Inspire: December 7-11-Reading MAP test during regular Reading class
December 14-18-Math MAP test during regular Math class
7th Grade: December 9 & 10-Reading MAP testing
December 14-17-Math MAP testing
8th grade: Dream Team: MAP Math and English testing will be done over December 9, 10, 14, & 15.
Storm Team: MAP Math and English testing will be done December 14-17. Any make up tests will be done the following week.
Spring Testing Window: April 14, 2021-May 14, 2021
SBAC (Formerly NDSA)
The North Dakota State Assessment is administered to all 6th, 7th, and 8th graders in the state of North Dakota. Students are tested in the following areas: Math, Reading, and Language Arts. The 8th graders are also tested in Science. The test is now computerized except for the 8th grade Science test.
NDSA Test Windows:
March 15, 2021-May 7, 2021
For more information, email Gretchen Masset, one of Horizon's Assistant Principals.