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This past spring, your students took statewide tests in mathematics and English language arts (ELA) developed by the Mississippi Department of Education in collaboration with teachers across the state. This Mississippi Academic Assessment Program (MAAP) test measures the standards that are guiding classroom instruction and focus on the critical thinking, problem solving and reasoning skills students need for success in higher education and the workforce.

The following are questions and answers that can help you better understand the assessments and the results, and they can also guide your conversations with teachers. You also will find links to valuable resources at the end of the questions and answers.

Family Guide to MAAP-2018