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Periodic diagnostic process

Beginning-, middle-, and end-of-year data collection to develop Learner Profile


Students take the NWEA three times a year to show what skills and content they have mastered. Teachers use this data – along with other formative data – to inform student groupings and academic pathways.

Student Does

  • Takes the NWEA assessments three times per year.

Teacher Does

  • Administers NWEA assessments three times per year.
  • Uses NWEA data to determine student progress, identify needs, and adjust student groupings.
  • Updates students's Personalized Learning Plans and/or Learner Profiles as needed.

Technology Does

  • Provides an online adaptive assessment to best understand students’ learning strengths, challenges, and growth.