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2017-2018 Testing Information

Current MAP/Smarter Balanced Probability Charts
for Reading and Math

Elementary  Middle School

 CST Probability Charts for Language based on PUSD Historical Data from 2009-2013

2nd-8th Grade

Testing Windows: 

Summer: 7/20-8/11 (Abraxas)
Fall: 8/15-11/30 (ES-HS)
Winter 12/1-3/9
Spring 3/12-6/14
Spring 5th Grade: Math must be completed by 5/5

Student Practice Tests
 and Orientation:

For videos, resources, and info to use before, during, and after testing
click here.

Below the videos at the above sites
 you will find practice tests for math
and reading.

Sample Test Items
                  by RIT Range:

RIT Reference Charts for Reading, Language, Math, and MPG

Testing Accommodations, Retesting, and FAQs

PUSD Lexile Resources

Analyzing Growth

Primary MAP Resource Site

NWEA | Student Report Site

The Elementary Resource Site

NWEA | Student Report Site

The Middle School/HS Resource Site

NWEA | Student Report Site

The Administrator
Resource Site

NWEA | Student Report Site


Learning Ladder for MAPs 

NWEA MAP Support Resources


PUSD Resources for Analyzing MAP Data


PUSD MAP Support Contacts

  • The excellent MAP Helpdesk Team:
    Testing Supervisor: Linda Meloney
    Data Assistants: Linda Campos, Michele Crabtree, Pauline Moroz, and Noli Motos.

  • email:

  • phone:  88-02-2251 or or 858-521-2881 
    (for NWEA Passwords, testing or reporting problems)

Assessment For Learning Handouts and PowerPoint




  • Parent Orientation
    (NEW 2014)
    (Click the "pages" tab on the left side to view full pages or right click and "save target as" to open and play as a slide show) If the PPT  file doesn't open for you, click here for a PDF version.





2nd Annual NWEA California Members Seminar Trainings


Goal Setting 101
Presenter:Linda Foote

  • Goal Setting 101 PowerPoint
    (coming soon)

  • Resource Handouts

  • PowerPoint Handouts
    (coming soon)


Climbing the "Ladders" to Differentiation
Presenters: Oak Valley Middle School*

*Jeannine Ugalde, Laura Brady, Dusty Cassity, and Sonya Wrisley


Edited on: 09/05/2017 by Linda Foote
Instructional Curriculum Specialist
Poway Unified School District
ŠJune 2002