Students in grades Kindergarten through Sixth grade are given the NWEA Map Growth Assessment three times a year to monitor their learning and adjust instruction as needed to target the individual student's needs.  Students in second grade through sixth grade, use the MAP Skills Reading and Math online program to further sharpen their skills. The MAP Skills Reading and Math program provides automated, individualized diagnostic testing, data, reporting, and instruction to boost an individual student's performance in reading and math.