Class Profile Report (Beta)

About the Class Profile Report Beta Release: The Class Profile Report released in August 2021 is classified as a "beta release," meaning that its full functionality is in the process of being finalized.

The Class Profile report presents MAP Growth class-level and student-level assessment results and information. As an update to the Class report, the Class Profile report consolidates MAP Growth data into a single interactive experience.

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Let's Get Started!

Class Profile Report Video Tour (4 min.)

New to the Class Profile report? This video will give you a quick overview of what insights you can expect to gain from this powerful new tool.

Video transcript

Getting Started with the Class Profile Report

This annotated graphic will guide you through the main benefits of the Class Profile report (similar to the video above). Once you've accessed the report, use these numbered steps with corresponding links to get started!

Confirm that all the fields at the top of the screen reflect the data you'd like to review (Class, Subject, and Course on the left; School and Term on the right)

Review high-level class results in the Achievement Percentiles section.

Review results by grade level in the Comparisons section.

Review data for individual students in the Student Data section.

Review test event data, like students’ testing statuses, in the Test Details tab.

Useful report tools

Print to PDF icon

Use the Print PDF button to print or download the selected report tab.

Download CSV File icon

Use the Download CSV File button to export the data from the entire report as an editable CSV file.

More Information icon More Information icon

 

Use the "More Information" icons for more information.

Access the Report

To access the Class Profile report:

  1. On the MAP Growth site (teach.mapnwea.org), select View Reports and choose MAP Growth Reports from the list.
  2. On the Growth Reports screen, select Class Profile.
  3. Select the data you want to see (varies by role):
    1. Filter by school-level filters if desired (District Assessment Coordinators, School Assessment Coordinators, and Administrators only):

      1. Select the down arrow symbol:Open Caret iconat the top right of the report.
      2. Make adjustments to any of the following drop-down lists that appear in the expanded menu bar: School, Term Rostered, Term Tested, and Instructor as needed to access your desired data.

    2. Review your class-level filters: Class, Subject, Course, and Term, and adjust if needed (for all users).

User roles and data access

Users with the role... Can access...
District Assessment Coordinator Class-level data for their schools.
School Assessment Coordinator
Administrator
Instructor Class-level data for the classes the instructor was rostered to in the current or previous academic year.

Note: Most filters are sorted either alphabetically (for name-based filters) or chronologically (for time-based filters). However, a few filters have different defaults:

  • Subject defaults to Math (similar to Student Profile), then Language Arts, then Science.
  • Course defaults are:
    • When Math is selected from Subject: Course defaults to “Math K–12.” The remaining courses are alphabetical.
    • When Language Arts is selected from Subject: Course defaults to “Reading.”
    • When Science is selected from Subject: Course defaults to “Science K–12.” The remaining courses are alphabetical.

Choosing the correct report

The Class Profile report is designed to be a more intuitive and interactive update to the Class report, and can serve as a replacement for the Class report in most cases. However, there is still some data that can be found only in the Class report. The Comparison of Data and Features table lists some key differences between the two reports.

Comparison of data and features: Class Profile report and Class report

  Class Profile Report Class Report
Interactive sortable data (not a static report) No
Ability to navigate directly to individual Student Profile reports No
Data from screening tests No
Data from invalid test events No
Data from test events that do not meet growth criteria No

Review Achievement Details

Achievement refers to a student’s performance in a given subject area. MAP Growth measures that performance using RIT scores, among other data points, which you’ll see in the Class Profile report. To put that achievement data into context, MAP Growth reports also compare students’ scores to national norms for other students in the same grade.

Achievement Percentiles: Performance compared to the national norms

Review the breakdown of your students across the different achievement percentiles to see how their performance compares to other students across the country.

Comparisons: Achievement by grade level

For classes with students in multiple grades, review the average RIT score and median percentile for students at each grade level.

Fewer than 10 students in a grade: If you have fewer than 10 students within a grade, the averages and medians in the Comparisons section may not provide useful data because the sample size is small. Instead, we recommend using the Student Details section to learn about your students' individual achievement measures.

Student Details: Individual student achievement details

The Student Details section includes all students rostered in the class you selected, regardless of whether they have test results. Student achievement results are grouped by which tests the students took.

Student Achievement

Achievement is reported using the following measures:

  • Percentile (RIT compared to grade-level norms)
  • RIT score on the test overall

  • Lexile (for reading only)
  • Quantile (for certain math tests only)

  • RIT scores for specific instructional areas

Interacting with Student Details data

  • Sort by columns: Click on column headers to sort in ascending or descending order.

  • Learn more about each student: Select a student’s name to open their individual Student Profile report in a new tab.

Students With No Test Results

Students who are rostered in the class you selected will appear on the Class Profile report, regardless of whether they have test results. Students without test results will be listed at the bottom of the report. If you’re unsure why certain students are lacking data, refer to the Class Profile Troubleshooting Guide.

Review Test Details

For an overview of which tests your class took, as well as other test event data that can help you to interpret your class’s achievement results, select the TEST DETAILS tab.

Screenshot of the Test Details page in the Class Profile report

Find your class's testing statuses in the TEST DETAILS section.

Learn how many students in your class took each test in the What Tests Were Taken? section.

Identify which specific students have each test status or have taken each test in the Student Details section.

Test Details: Testing statuses for students

The Test Details section displays the testing status of all students using the following possible statuses:

Status Definition
Completed tests These students have completed tests and have not exceeded the Rapid-Guessing Percentage threshold of 30%.
Completed but retest is recommended These students have completed tests but have exceeded the Rapid-Guessing Percentage threshold of 30%. We recommend retesting these students so that you may collect more accurate data. Here are some resources about increasing engagement.
No score available or No test results

These students have either:

  • Not tested at all

  • Begun testing but have not finished

  • Taken a screening test

  • Taken a test that does not meet growth criteria

For more details about invalid tests, refer to this page.

What Tests Were Taken?

This section lists the MAP Growth tests taken by your class.

Student Details: Individual student achievement details

The Student Details section of the Test Details tab includes all students rostered in the class you selected, regardless of whether they have test results. They are arranged alphabetically by default.

Achievement

Achievement data in the Test Details tab is the same data in the Achievement Details tab, except it does not include scores in specific instructional areas. The Achievement data includes:

Test Details

Column Name Definition

Standard Error of Measure (SEM)

Estimates the accuracy of your student’s test results. The closer it is to zero, the more precise your student’s test results may be. Typical SEM values for the MAP Growth range from 2.8 to 3.5, although the assessment is considered valid up to an SEM of 5.5.

Test duration Indicates the amount of time your student took to complete their test. Typical test duration varies depending on the test assigned.
Rapid-Guessing Percentage An answer is flagged as a rapid guess if the student answers significantly faster than the determined average response time for the test question, to the point where it is impossible that they’ve read the question with enough time to consider their answer. NWEA has determined that any student who has guessed 30% of the time or more will be flagged as recommended for retesting, as their test results will not accurately represent their achievement.
Test Taken Indicates the MAP Growth test each student was assigned and has completed. Dashes will appear in this column if no test was taken or there's no score available.
Test Date Indicates the date the test was taken.

Interacting with Student Details data

  • Sort by columns: Click on column headers to sort in ascending or descending order.

  • Learn more about each student: Select a student’s name to open their individual Student Profile report in a new tab.

Export or Print Your Data

There are two different formats for exporting your data: PDF or CSV. (Note that although the button is called Print PDF, you also have the option to save a PDF file to your computer without printing).

Recommended: If you’d like to share a polished, print-ready summary of data with caregivers or colleagues, we recommend using the PDF option. If you or a colleague would like to sort or reorganize your class’s data in a data processing tool like Excel or Google Sheets, we recommend using the CSV option.

Example of CSV file and PDF file downloaded from the Class Profile report:

Example CSV file for illustrative purposes Example PDF file for illustrative purposes

Differences between PDF and CSV options

  PDF CSV
Interactivity and editability Static, uneditable data Interactive, editable data
Data included Includes only Achievement Details tab data or Test Details tab data, depending on which tab is displaying when you export Includes both Achievement Details and Test Details data in a single document
Appearance Polished graphics, similar to the Class Profile report interface Raw text and numbers in an unformatted spreadsheet file
Printing Optimized for printing Printing not recommended

Export or print a PDF

1. Navigate to the tab with the data you would like to export — either Achievement Details or Test Details.

2. Select the Print PDF button, or use your browser’s built-in print function.

3. Either print or save your PDF file, following your system dialog boxes.

4. Repeat the process if you would like to export or print a PDF of the other tab.

Export a CSV

  1. From either tab, select the Download CSV button. The CSV file always includes all Achievement Details and Test Details data.

  2. Follow your system dialog to save the file.

Next Steps and Applying Insights

Learn more about individual student results

After exploring overall class data in the Class Profile report, you may want to review detailed student-level information in the Student Profile report. Access the Student Profile report for any student listed in the Class Profile report by simply clicking on their name.

Retest as needed

You may have identified students who need to be retested, based on their rapid guessing percentages, SEMs, or other factors. Here’s some guidance on the retesting process.

Apply your insights to instruction

As you start to interact with your class data, consider how you new insights may inform your instruction. You may start thinking about questions like:

  • What is the range of RIT scores for these students?

  • Do you have students with scores well below or well above the others in the class? How might this influence how you plan for instruction?

  • How might you develop flexible learning groups to help provide more tailored instruction?

Explore NWEA resources

  • Teach. Learn. Grow. education blog: Our blog for educators has plenty of resources that can help you take the next steps with your class data. You can browse topics like creating flexible instructional groups, providing scaffolding, and more!

  • Professional Learning: NWEA offers additional Professional Learning opportunities for educators to increase their assessment literacy and strengthen their teaching practices. Check with your school to find out if you have access!