MAP

How to Apply to Boston Exam Schools

Boston Public Schools has three exam schools: Boston Latin Academy, Boston Latin School, and the John D. O’Bryant School of Mathematics and Science. All three schools accept new students for grades 7 and 9. John D. O’Bryant School accepts a small number of new students in grade 10. Current BPS grade 8 exam school students are eligible to apply for grade 9 admission to a different exam school. City of Boston students currently in grades…

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How to Read Your Child’s MAP Score Report

MAP (Measures of Academic Progress) is a computerized adaptive assessment that measures your child’s knowledge of reading and math. You will receive a score report for your child after they have taken the test. All students are asked the same number of questions, but the difficulty of each question is based on how well a student answers all the previous questions. As the student answers correctly, questions become more difficult. If the student answers incorrectly,…

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MAP Testing Options Explained

The Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) is a suite of assessments that deliver data parents and teachers need to make a difference in student progress. There are two main types of MAP testing: MAP Growth—measures areas that are related to school standards MAP Reading Fluency—measures oral reading fluency Depending on your school’s selections, you could have any of the following tests from MAP Growth or MAP Reading Fluency. Please note that the number of questions…

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Boston Exam Schools MAP Test

The Boston Exam Schools have a brand new entrance exam. The contract that BPS had with the Education Research Bureau (ERB) and the ISEE test ended on June 30, 2020, and a decision was made not to renew the contract for the following year. BPS began seeking out new companies to work with in order to provide an equal opportunity for all students in the BPS system, including immigrants and minorities. BPS has partnered with…

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