The Office of Research and Evaluation is responsible for the administration, scoring and analysis of all district and statewide tests. Our mission is to collect meaningful information, report it in a timely manner and communicate the results clearly. The information that is obtained from these assessments is used by teachers, administrators, and parents to help them better understand how students in Bloomington are learning important skills in reading, mathematics and writing.
About our Student Testing System
Bloomington Public Schools measures the academic growth of each student in grades 1-9 with the Northwest Evaluation Association's Achievement Level Tests (MAP) in reading and mathematics. These tests are given annually to monitor the progress of individual students through the district's curriculum. The tests also enable teachers to pinpoint problem areas and adjust instruction to meet the needs of the student or class.