MAP Growth Test Description

MAP Growth tests produce both an overall subject score and scores for the instructional areas, also called "goals." You can test up to four times per academic year without presenting the same question to a student in a two-year period.

You can choose from the following tests:

MAP Growth Test (Grade) Approx. Number
of Questions
English Versions

Language (2-12)

50 to 53 questions

Math (2-5)*

47 to 53 questions

Math (6+)*

Math for Algebra, Geometry, Integrated Mathematics — see Course-Specific Math Tests

40 to 43 questions

Reading (2-5)*

40 to 43 questions


Reading (6+)*

Science (or "General Science")*

39 to 42 questions

Science for use with Next Generation Science Standards†
Spanish Versions
Spanish Math (2-5) 52 to 55 questions
Spanish Math (6+)

Reading (2-5)

40 to 43 questions


Reading (6–8)

* Accessible Versions

For students who need visual assistance, you can use tests that are compatible with screen readers, such as JAWS®. Look for the term "Accessible" at the end of the test name. To learn more, see Accommodations and Accessibility.

† Next Generation Science Standards is a registered trademark of Achieve. Neither Achieve nor the lead states and partners that developed the Next Generation Science Standards was involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.


Course-Specific Math Tests

Students in grades 9 to 12 can take growth tests up to 3 times per year for the following subjects:

  • Algebra 1 or 2
  • Geometry
  • Integrated Mathematics 1 or 2 or 3

In the test results, you can use the achievement norms and learning statements like other MAP Growth tests. For growth norms, however, you should disregard what appears on MAP Growth reports, and instead refer to the Course-Specific Math Norms.

Test Structures and State Standards

The instructional areas ("goals") of MAP Growth tests vary by state and standards alignment. Details are available here: