Many test publishers have partnered with MetaMetrics to provide students with Quantile measures through their standardized assessment products.
These assessments compare a student’s score with a similar group of students who have taken a comparable assessment.
These assessments are typically administered multiple times throughout the year and are used to evaluate where students are in their learning progress and determine whether they are on track to performing well on future assessments. Assessments of this type are also used to guide the instructional process.
- aimsweb™ Plus
- eMPower Assessments™
- HMH Math Inventory (MI)
- i-Ready® Diagnostic & Instruction
- Istation ISIP™ Math
- Imagine Math
- NWEA MAP® Growth
- Renaissance Star Math®
- Voyager Sopris Learning
Product Descriptions for Norm-Referenced Assessments
ERB: Comprehensive Testing Program, 4th Edition (CTP 4) The CTP is a rigorously designed series of assessments in reading, writing, and mathematics developed to help educators collect critical educational data that answers the questions of administrators, teachers, and parents about achievement. CTP 4 is not one test, but a set consisting of a series of multiple-choice and open-ended question tests administered to groups of students over the course of several days, either in the spring or the fall. CTP 4 has 10 levels; a different level is used with each grade from 1 through 11.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: The Iowa Assessments™ measure student achievement and growth across K-12 of next generation learning standards, including the Common Core State Standards. Built through a unique partnership between HMH and Iowa Testing Programs, the Iowa Assessments offer unparalleled psychometric rigor and quality.
Product Descriptions for Interim/Benchmark Assessments
aimsweb™ Plus is a web-based formative assessment tool that enables educators to measure what matters and inform acceleration of student progress in reading and mathematics by quickly and accurately screening all K-8 students with valid, reliable curriculum-based and standards-based measures. Then, identify those at risk of academic failure through traffic-light style reporting, which serves as a tool for early intervention and more frequent progress monitoring.
Edmentum’s K-8 individualized learning solution Exact Path pairs adaptive assessments with powerful learning paths to promote academic growth. Exact Path includes assessment-driven math, reading, and language arts instruction, and track students’ progress and growth over time so educators can gain powerful, timely insight to inform personalized learning. By allowing students to focus on materials that provide an appropriate level of challenge informed by assessment, students gain confidence and a relevant, satisfying learning experience.
Measured Progress collaborated with the College Board® to develop eMPower Assessments™, a new interim assessment solution for grades 3–8 that gives a direct predictive connection to the SAT® Suite of Assessments. Used together, eMPower and the SAT Suite of Assessments represent a comprehensive approach to assessment that yields valid and reliable data to show growth over time toward college and career readiness.
i-Ready® Diagnostic & Instruction combines a K-12 online student assessment, K-8 online and teacher-led resources to differentiate instruction, and mobile apps for purposeful practice, into one comprehensive solution. It is designed to help both students who are struggling and need remediation as well as those students who need additional academic challenges. Built for the Common Core State Standards in reading and mathematics, i-Ready has been implemented nationwide and is also a state-approved program in places like NY, CO, GA, OK, OH, VA, and UT.
Istation Math assessments, known as ISIP™ Math, align to individual state standards and Common Core State Standards. ISIP Math allows a teacher to screen an entire class in about 30 minutes, while automatically adjusting for each student’s individual ability within his or her grade level. ISIP Math also provides automatic monthly progress monitoring.
The HMH Math Inventory (MI) is a complete mathematics assessment solution for students in grades 2-8+. Based on the Quantile Framework, MI provides instructional placement recommendations for differentiation. Fast, scalable and cost-effective, MI works independently or with The Reading Inventory to provide educators with immediate, actionable data for universal screening and progress monitoring.
Imagine Math is a web-based instructional system for grades 3 and above with engaging and rigorous adaptive lessons built upon state standards, as well as the Common Core standards. Imagine Math offers the unique feature of on-line, on-demand certified math teachers from within each lesson to assist struggling students. The system’s multi-tiered motivation increases engagement, builds self-esteem and fosters deep conceptual understanding for sustainable improvements in outcomes. With proven results from over 2.6 million enrolled students, Imagine Math has received numerous awards since its introduction, including the 2012 and 2014 CODiE Award for Best Math Instructional Solution.
NWEA MAP® Growth measures what students know and what they’re ready to learn next. By dynamically adjusting to each student’s performance, MAP Growth creates a personalized assessment experience that accurately measures performance—whether a student performs on, above, or below grade level. Timely, easy-to-use reports help teachers teach, students learn, and administrators lead.
Renaissance Star Math® is an award-winning computer-adaptive assessment for K – 12 that quickly identifies which math skills students have mastered and which ones they’re ready to work on next – with built-in resources to help educators guide students on the optimal path to math mastery. Interactive reports, available immediately after each administration, allow educators to view students’ progress toward the state, district, and school benchmarks; track growth within the school year or across multiple years; and even forecast performance on future state summative assessments. Star Math is available in both English and Spanish, with side-by-side reporting for English Learners.
Voyager Sopris Learning, Inc. provides core, intervention, and supplemental programs based on the most current research on how students learn. Voyager is also the premier provider of online professional development for educators across the country. Voyager Vmath and Transmath intervention programs as well as the VoyagerU Professional Development program are endorsed by the Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE).