Missouri Assessment Program

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The Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) is an annual set of mandatory standardized tests taken by students in the U.S. state of Missouri.

State Content Assessments[edit]

Grade-Level Assessment - Students in grades 3-8 are tested in communication arts and math. Students in grades 5 and 8 are also tested in Science.

State Content Alternate Assessments[edit]

MAP-A - There is also the MAP-Alternate (MAP-A) designed for students with cognitive disabilities who meet grade level and eligibility criteria.[1] Communication arts is assessed at grades 3-8 and 11, math is assessed at grades 3-8 and 10 and science is assessed at grades 5, 8 and 11. Missouri does not have a 2% modified assessment.

State ELP Assessment[edit]

WIDA ACCESS - In 2010, Missouri became the 23rd state to join the WIDA Consortium. Missouri uses the WIDA ACCESS assessment as its English Language Proficiency assessment. Missouri requires all incoming possible ELL students to use the WIDA W-APT screener.


  1. ^ Elementary & Secondary Education, Missouri Department of (2009-11-17). "MAP-A". Elementary & Secondary Education, Missouri Department of. Retrieved 2010-01-23.