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.