|Fall NWEA: 1st – 3rd Grade||
September 9th – October 11th
|Fall NWEA: Kindergarten||October 1st – October 25th|
|CogAt: 2nd & 4th Grade||December 2nd – December 20th|
|Winter NWEA: K– 5th Grade||January 6th – February 14th|
|ACCESS: K – 5th Grade, EL Students||January 27th – March 30th|
|MCA Science: 5th Grade||March 9th – March 26th|
|MCA Reading: 3rd – 5th Grade||March 9th – March 26th|
|MCA Math: 3rd – 5th Grade||April 6th – April 26th|
|Spring NWEA: K – 5th Grade||April 27th – May 15th|
NWEA - MAP
Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) assessments are administered twice annually to all students in grades K-8 in Math and Reading. These assessments are used to monitor student achievement and growth as compared to student-alike groups nationwide.
Results can be viewed in Skyward Family Access.
Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) will assess students' abilities in reasoning and problem solving using verbal, quantitative, and nonverbal (spatial) symbols.
RPS families can view their child’s CogAT scores in Skyward Family Access.
ACCESS is an English language proficiency assessment based on the Minnesota Standards for English Language Development. This is a state required English Language Proficiency assessment for all students identified as English Learners in grades K-12. There are four language domains assessed in the areas of reading, writing, listening and speaking.
Each year, MDE sends paper Individual Student Reports (ISR) to the school district. Once received in the district, ISRs will be distributed during August Back-to-school events or during fall conferences. RPS families can also view their child’s ACCESS scores in Skyward Family Access.
MCA Math, Reading, and Science
Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment is required by the state and measures student progress toward Minnesota academic standards in Reading (grades 3-8 and 10), Math (grades 3-8 and 11), and Science (grades 5, 8, and HS).
Each year, MDE sends paper Individual Student Reports (ISR) to the school district. Once received in the district, ISRs will be distributed during August Back-to-school events or during fall conferences. RPS families can also view their child’s MCA scores in Skyward Family Access.