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A free diagnostic tool designed to support secondary mathematics programs in California schools


MDTP diagnostic readiness tests are used formatively in classrooms, departments, and schools to promote and support student readiness and success in college mathematics courses. 

  • Teachers use MDTP diagnostic tests to inform and enhance their classroom teaching practices.

  • Departments and schools use MDTP diagnostic tests to collectively shape instruction, assessment, support and intervention, and policy. 


FREE MDTP Online Testing Platform

MDTP is excited to announce our new free online testing platforms for MDTP placement and readiness exams. To register for online testing, please complete the appropriate online testing registration form.

NEW MDTP Released Tests:

MDTP released final versions of the Integrated Second Year Readiness and Integrated Third Year Readiness tests after successful field-testing.

  • Integrated Second Year Readiness - assesses essential topics needed for success in a high school California Common Core State Standards second-year integrated mathematics course
  • Integrated Third Year Readiness - assesses essential topics needed for success in a high school California Common Core State Standards third-year integrated mathematics course

To order our new tests, please use our paper and online testing order forms.

New MDTP Field Tests

MDTP is excited to announce two field tests that are available online only through June 2018.

  • Geometry Readiness Field Test -assesses essential topics needed for success in a geometry class aligned to California Common Core State Standards and includes concepts studied in CCSS-aligned first-year algebra
  • Second Year Algebra Readiness Field Test - assesses essential topics needed for success in a second-year algebra class aligned to California Common Core State Standards and includes concepts studied in CCSS-aligned geometry and first-year algebra

New MDTP Middle School Field Test

MDTP announces the development of the Middle School Field Test, designed as the first MDTP diagnostic assessment for students entering middle school. The Middle School Field Test is available online only through June 2018. For more information, please e-mail mdtp@ucsd.edu.