The MAP-Alternate (MAP-A) measures student performance based on alternate achievement standards. The MAP-A is aligned with Missouri's Show-Me Standards. The The MAP-Alternate (MAP-A) is designed only for students with significant cognitive disabilities who meet grade level and eligibility criteria.
At what grades is the MAP-A given?
English language arts and mathematics is assessed at grades 3-8 and 11.
Science is assessed at grades 5,8,and 11.
What are AGLEs/APIs?
The Alternate Grade-Level Expectations (AGLEs) are the standards used for the alternate assessment for Science and are aligned to the Show-Me Standards. The Alternate Performance Indicators (APSs) are skills that are assessed for Science through the MAP-A Binders.
Who takes the MAP-A Assessment?
The decision as to how a student with disabilities is chosen to be eligible for the MAP-A assessment is determined by the student's Individualized Education Program (IEP) team using DESE-established criteria.
If a student becomes eligible for the MAP-A assessment, they do not participate in the Grade-Level, End-of-Course, or the ACT assessments.
Students must meet certain criteria to be eligible for the MAP-A assessment.
|DUE August 1, 2014||Individual Student Reports Due In District|
|January 5, 2015 to January 30, 2015||Science - 1st Collection|
|February 2, 2015 to February 27, 2015||Science 2nd Collection|
|March 30, 2015 to May 22, 2015||English language arts and Mathematics - Dynamic Learning Maps (Year-Ends)|