Assessment Resources

M-STEP overview from State Superintendent Brian Whiston

External LinkParent Letter

M-Step Parent Report Video

The Michigan Department of Education has developed a new video for parents which summarizes M-STEP and walks viewers through how to read and interpret student scores within the M-STEP Parent Report.

M-Step Parent Guide - What It Is, What It Means - What It Offers

Available in 3 languages:

External LinkEnglish
External LinkSpanish
External LinkArabic

Online Practice for M-STEP ELA, Math, Science and Social Studies

The preview is intended to provide students and teachers with a brief look at the English language arts (ELA), mathematics, science and social studies technology-enhanced item types.

Online Practice for the WIDA Assessment

WIDA Access for ELLs 2.0 is the annual assessment used by the State of Michigan to measure the progress of English Learners toward English Language Proficiency.  This practice test site is provided by WIDA and its project partners to show educators, students, parents/guardians, and the general public the test content and language demands that may be found on the actual ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 test.

SAT/PSAT 10/PSAT 8/9 Practice - The College Board

The new SAT offers free, high-quality practice including simulating test day by taking an official new SAT practice test, an app for getting daily SAT practice questions and scoring practice tests instantly. College Board - provider of the SAT, PSAT 10 and PSAT 8/9 - provides resources to help prepare for the College Board Assessments.

In addition the College Board and Khan Academy have created a partnership to provide personalized world-class SAT practice for free.  These links will connect you directly with Khan Academy to take one of the online practice tests, get personalized practice recommendations and interactive practice that includes thousands of practice questions, video lessons and hints.

Mapping the Road to College

This tool allows you to see where NWEA Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) assessment scores can take your student with NWEA College Explorer tool. It links MAP scores for students in grades 5-9 to colleges and universities based on the median ACT scores of students who were admitted and enrolled in those institutions.

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