Assessment Resources

Parent/Educator: How to Read M-STEP and MME Fall Report on Student Scores

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.

How to Read Your Child's M-Step Score Report

PDF DocumentM-STEP Parent Guide Grade 3
PDF DocumentM-STEP Parent Guide Grade 4
PDF DocumentM-STEP Parent Guide Grade 5
PDF DocumentM-STEP Parent Guide Grade 6
PDF DocumentM-STEP Parent Guide Grade 7
PDF DocumentM-STEP and PSAT Grade 8 - How to Read your Child's Score Report

Please note: For versions of the above guides in Spanish and Arabic, please visit the Guides to Parent Reports page on the Michigan Department of Education website.


How to Read Your Child's MME Score Report

PDF DocumentGrade 11


Parent/Student: M-STEP Video Featuring Computer Adaptive Testing

How to Read Your Child's MI-Access Score Report

PDF DocumentA Comprehensive Guide to MI-Access Parent Report

What Parents Should Know About Assessments

PDF DocumentWhat Parents Should Know About Assessments

Overview of State Assessments

PDF DocumentEducation Assessment

Student Testing: What Parents Can Do to Help Students Prepare

PDF DocumentStudent Testing Preparation Help

Parent Guide to MI-Access: What It Is, What It Means, What It Offers

PDF DocumentParent Guide to MI-Access

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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