Suggestions for Using MDTP
MDTP provides educators the following resources to help plan and use the MDTP Assessment System.
Aligning MDTP Topics to Standards
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Using MDTP Diagnostic Assessments Throughout the Year
Grade 6
The following are recommendations for administering MDTP to students currently in grade 6 mathematics to inform formative cycles of teaching and learning.
6th Grade CC Math  Regular Pathway
Purpose  Recommended Test  Administer 
Inform preparedness for the mathematics in the current course Gather baseline data and identify strengths, misconceptions, and gaps 
Assessment of Preparedness for 6th Grade Mathematics 6M35A20  Fall Grade 6 
Check growth related to intervention focused on identified misconceptions and/or gaps related to grade 6 content 
Assessment of Preparedness for 6th Grade Mathematics 6M35A20  24 months into Grade 6 
Inform preparedness for the mathematics in the next course Inform program reflection and design 
Assessment of Preparedness for 7th Grade Mathematics 7M40A15  Spring Grade 6 
6th Grade CC Math  Advanced Grade 6 Content Pathway
Purpose  Recommended Test  Administer 
Inform preparedness for the mathematics in the current course Gather baseline data and identify strengths, misconceptions, and gaps 
Assessment of Preparedness for 7th Grade Mathematics 7M40A15  Fall Grade 6 
Check growth related to intervention focused on identified misconceptions and/or gaps related to grade 6 content 
Assessment of Preparedness for 7th Grade Mathematics 7M40A15  MidYear Grade 6 
Inform preparedness for the mathematics in the next course Inform program reflection and design 
Assessment of Preparedness for 8th Grade Mathematics 8M40A15  Spring Grade 6 
6th Grade Compacted/Accelerated  Compacted/Accelerated Grade 6 and 7 Content Pathway
Purpose  Recommended Test  Administer 
Inform preparedness for the mathematics in the current course Gather baseline data and identify strengths, misconceptions, and gaps 
Assessment of Preparedness for 7th Grade Mathematics 7M40A15  Fall Grade 6 
Check growth related to intervention focused on identified misconceptions and/or gaps related to grades 6 and 7 content 
Assessment of Preparedness for 7th Grade Mathematics 7M40A15  MidYear Grade 6 
Inform preparedness for the mathematics in the next course Inform program reflection and design 
Assessment of Preparedness for 8th Grade Mathematics 8M40A15  Spring Grade 6 
Grade 7
The following are recommendations for administering MDTP to students currently in grade 7 mathematics to inform formative cycles of teaching and learning.
7th Grade CC Math  Regular Pathway
Purpose  Recommended Test  Administer 
Inform preparedness for the mathematics in the current course Gather baseline data and identify strengths, misconceptions, and gaps 
Assessment of Preparedness for 7th Grade Mathematics 7M40A15  Fall Grade 7 
Check growth related to intervention focused on identified misconceptions and/or gaps related to grade 7 content 
Assessment of Preparedness for 7th Grade Mathematics 7M40A15  24 months into Grade 7 
Inform preparedness for the mathematics in the next course Inform program reflection and design 
Assessment of Preparedness for 8th Grade Mathematics 8M40A15  Spring Grade 7 
Grade 7 Compacted/Accelerated  Compacted/Accelerated Grade 7 and 8 content Pathway
Purpose  Recommended Test  Administer 
Inform preparedness for the mathematics in the current course Gather baseline data and identify strengths, misconceptions, and gaps 
Assessment of Preparedness for 8th Grade Mathematics 8M40A15  Fall Grade 7 
Check growth related to intervention focused on identified misconceptions and/or gaps related to grades 7 and 8 content 
Assessment of Preparedness for 8th Grade Mathematics 8M40A15  MidYear Grade 7 
Inform preparedness for the mathematics in the next course Inform program reflection and design 
Algebra/Math 1 Readiness Test AMR45A19  Spring Grade 7 
Grade 8
The following are recommendations for administering MDTP to students currently in grade 8 mathematics to inform formative cycles of teaching and learning.
8th Grade CC Math  Regular Pathway
Purpose  Recommended Test  Administer 
Inform preparedness for the mathematics in the current course Gather baseline data and identify strengths, misconceptions, and gaps 
Assessment of Preparedness for 8th Grade Mathematics 8M40A15  Fall Grade 8 
Check growth related to intervention focused on identified misconceptions and/or gaps related to Grade 8 content 
Assessment of Preparedness for 8th Grade Mathematics 8M40A15  24 months into Grade 8 
Provides one of multiple measures to inform geometry or integrated second year course options. Inform program reflection and design 
9th Grade Assessment 9A40A19  Spring Grade 8 
Grade 8 Algebra 1 or Integrated Math 1 in  Compacted/Accelerated (Algebra 1 or Integrated Math 1) Pathway
Purpose  Recommended Test  Administer 
Inform readiness for the mathematics in the current course Gather baseline data and identify strengths, misconceptions, and gaps 
Algebra 1/Integrated Math 1 Readiness Test AMR45A19  Fall Grade 8 
Check growth related to intervention focused on identified misconceptions and/or gaps related to Algebra 1 content or 
Algebra 1/Integrated Math 1 Readiness Test AMR45A19  24 months into Grade 8 
Gather baseline data for next course readiness and identify strengths, misconceptions, and gaps 
Geometry Readiness GR45A19 or Integrated Second Year Readiness ISR45A20 
MidYear Grade 8 
Provides one of multiple measures to inform geometry or integrated second year course options. Inform program reflection and design 
Geometry Assessment GA40D19 or Integrated Second Year Assessment ISA40D19  Spring Grade 8 
Algebra 1 or Integrated Math I
The following are recommendations for administering MDTP to students currently in Algebra 1 or Integrated Math 1 to inform formative cycles of teaching and learning.
Algebra 1 or Integrated Math 1  Regular Pathway
Purpose  Recommended Test  Administer 
Inform readiness for the mathematics in the current course Gather baseline data and identify strengths, misconceptions, and gaps 
Algebra 1/Integrated Math 1 Readiness Test AMR45A19  Fall Algebra 1/IM1 
Check growth related to intervention focused on identified misconceptions and/or gaps related to Algebra 1 content or 
Algebra 1/Integrated Math 1 Readiness Test AMR45A19  24 months into Algebra 1/IM1 
Gather baseline data for next course readiness and identify strengths, misconceptions, and gaps 
Geometry Readiness GR45A19 or Integrated Second Year Mathematics Test ISR45A20  MidYear Algebra 1/IM1 
Inform readiness for Geometry or Integrated Math II Readiness Check growth from midyear testing Inform program reflection and design 
Geometry Readiness GR45A19 or Integrated Second Year Readiness Test ISR45A20 
Spring Algebra 1/IM1 
Advanced Algebra 1 or Advanced Integrated Math 1  Compacted/Accelerated Pathway
Purpose  Recommended Test  Administer 
Inform readiness for the mathematics in the current course Gather baseline data and identify strengths, misconceptions, and gaps 
Algebra 1/Integrated Math 1 Readiness Test AMR4519  Fall Algebra 1/IM1 
Check growth related to intervention focused on identified misconceptions and/or gaps related to Algebra 1 content or 
Algebra 1/Integrated Math 1 Readiness Test AMR4519  24 months into Algebra 1/IM1 
Gather baseline data for next course readiness and identify strengths, misconceptions, and gaps 
Geometry Readiness Test GR45A19 or Integrated Second Year Readiness Test ISR45A20  MidYear Algebra 1/IM1 
Inform readiness for Advanced Geometry or Advanced Integrated Math II Check growth from midyear testing Inform program reflection and design 
Geometry Readiness Test GR45A19 or Integrated Second Year Readiness Test ISR45A20  Spring Algebra 1/IM1 
Geometry or Integrated Math 2
The following are recommendations for administering MDTP to students currently in Geometry or Integrated Math 2 to inform formative cycles of teaching and learning.
Geometry or Integrated Math 2  Regular Pathway
Purpose  Recommended Test  Administer 
Inform readiness for the mathematics in the current course Gather baseline data and identify strengths, misconceptions, and gaps 
Geometry Readiness Test GR45A19 or Integrated Second Year Readiness Test ISR45A20 
Fall Geometry/IM2 
Check growth related to intervention focused on identified misconceptions and/or gaps related to Geometry or Integrated II content or 
Geometry Readiness GR45A19 or Integrated Second Year Readiness ISR45A20  24 months into Geometry/IM2 
Gather baseline data for next course readiness and identify strengths, misconceptions, and gaps 
Second Year Algebra Readiness SR45A19 or Integrated Third Year Readiness ITR45A20  MidYear Geometry/IM2 
Inform readiness for Algebra II or Integrated Math III Check growth from midyear testing Inform program reflection and design 
Second Year Algebra Readiness Test SR45A19 or Integrated Third Year Readiness Test ITR45A20  Spring Geometry/IM2 
Advanced Geometry or Advanced Integrated Math 2  Advanced/Accelerated Pathway
Purpose  Recommended Test  Administer 
Inform readiness for the mathematics in the current course Gather baseline data and identify strengths, misconceptions, and gaps 
Geometry Readiness GR45A19 or Integrated Second Year Readiness Test ISR45A20  Fall Geometry/IM2 
Check growth related to intervention focused on identified misconceptions and/or gaps related to Geometry or Integrated II content or 
Geometry Readiness GR45A19 or Integrated Second Year Readiness Test ISR45A20  24 months into Geometry/IM2 
Gather baseline data for next course readiness and identify strengths, misconceptions, and gaps 
Second Year Algebra Readiness Test SR45A19 or Integrated Third Year Readiness Test ITR45A20 
MidYear Geometry/IM2 
Inform readiness for Advanced Algebra II or Advanced Integrated Math III Check growth from midyear testing Inform program reflection and design 
Second Year Algebra Readiness SR45A19 or Integrated Third Year Readiness Test ITR45A20 
Spring Geometry/IM2 
Algebra II or Integrated Math 3
The following are recommendations for administering MDTP to students currently in Algebra 2 or Integrated Math 3 to inform formative cycles of teaching and learning.
Algebra 2 or Integrated Math 3  Regular Pathway
Purpose  Recommended Test  Administer 
Inform readiness for the mathematics in the current course Gather baseline data and identify strengths, misconceptions, and gaps 
Integrated Third Year Readiness Test ITR45A20  Fall Algebra 2/IM3 
Check growth related to intervention focused on identified misconceptions and/or gaps related to Algebra II or Integrated III content 
Integrated Third Year Readiness Test ITR45A20  24 months into Algebra 2/IM3 
Inform readiness for Precalculus or other Inform program reflection and design 
Precalculus Readiness Field Test PR45D21 Mathematical Analysis Readiness Test MR45A08  Spring Algebra 2/IM3 
Advanced Algebra 2 or Advanced Integrated Math 3  Advanced (includes Precalculus topics) Pathway
Purpose  Recommended Test  Administer 
Inform readiness for the mathematics in the current course Gather baseline data and identify strengths, misconceptions, and gaps 
Second Year Algebra Readiness Test SR45A19 or Integrated Third Year Readiness Test ITR45A20 
Fall Algebra 2/IM3 
Check growth related to intervention focused on identified misconceptions and/or gaps related to Algebra II or Integrated III content or 
Second Year Algebra Readiness Test SR45A19 or Integrated Third Year Readiness Test ITR45A20 
24 months into Algebra 2/IM3 
Check on readiness for Precalculus topics 
Precalculus Readiness Field Test PR45D21 or Mathematical Analysis Readiness Test MR45A08  MidYear Algebra 2/IM3 
Inform readiness for Calculus or Precalculus Inform program reflection and design 
Calculus Readiness CR45A12  Spring Algebra 2/IM3 
Precalculus or Calculus
The following are recommendations for administering MDTP to students currently in Precalculus or Calculus to inform formative cycles of teaching and learning.
Precalculus or Math Analysis  Regular/Honors Pathway
Purpose  Recommended Test  Administer 
Inform readiness for the mathematics in the current course Gather baseline data and identify strengths, misconceptions, and gaps 
Precalculus Readiness Field Test PR45D21 or Mathematical Analysis Readiness Test MR45A08  Fall Precalculus/MA 
Check growth related to intervention focused on identified misconceptions and/or gaps related to Precalculus or Math Analysis content or 
Precalculus Readiness Field Test PR45D21 or Mathematical Analysis Readiness Test MR45A08  24 months into Precalculus/MA 
Check on readiness for Calculus topics 
Calculus Readiness Test CR45A12  MidYear Precalculus/MA 
Inform readiness for Calculus or other course options Inform program reflection and design 
Calculus Readiness Test CR45A12  Spring Precalculus/MA 
Calculus  AP or NonAP Pathway
Purpose  Recommended Test  Administer 
Inform readiness for the mathematics in the current course Gather baseline data and identify strengths, misconceptions, and gaps 
Calculus Readiness Test CR45A12  Fall Calculus 
Check growth related to intervention focused on identified misconceptions and/or gaps related to Calculus 
Calculus Readiness Test CR45A12  24 months into Calculus 
View suggestions for all grade levels and courses in one document here.
Administering MDTP for EndofYear State Required Testing
Middle School Grades 58
Articulation from Elementary to Middle School or Middle School to High School
Course 
Pathway 
Purpose 
Recommended Test 
Administer 
Grade 5 CC Math 
Advanced Compacted Accelerated 
One of multiple measures to inform preparedness for the mathematics in the next course Inform program reflection and design 
Assessment of Preparedness for 7th Grade Mathematics 7M40A15 
Spring Grade 5 
Grade 5 CC Math 
Regular 
Inform preparedness for the mathematics in the next course Inform program reflection and design 
Assessment of Preparedness for 6th Grade Mathematics 6M35A20 
Spring Grade 5 
Grade 8 CC Math 
Regular 
One of multiple measures to inform 9th grade course options Inform program reflection and design 
9th Grade Assessment 9A40A19 
Spring Grade 8 
Grade 8 Algebra 1 
Advanced Compacted Accelerated 
One of multiple measures to inform readiness for Geometry Inform program reflection and design 
Geometry Readiness Test GA40D19 
Spring Grade 8 
Grade 8 Integrated 1

Advanced Compacted Accelerated 
One of multiple measures to inform readiness for integrated second year Inform program reflection and design 
Integrated Second Year Readiness Test ISR45A20 
Spring Grade 8 
High School Students in 11th Grade Math Coursework
Course 
Pathway 
Purpose 
Recommended Test 
Algebra II 
Regular (or) Advanced Accelerated 
Inform readiness for Precalculus, Math Analysis, or Trigonometry Check growth from midyear testing Inform program reflection and design 
Precalculus Readiness Field Test PR45D20 
Integrated Math III 
Regular (or) Advanced Accelerated 
Inform preparedness for Precalculus, Math Analysis, or Trigonometry Inform program reflection and design 

Precalculus 
Regular (or) Honors Advanced Accelerated 
Inform preparedness for Calculus Inform program reflection and design 
Calculus Readiness Test CR45A12 
View suggestions for all grade levels and courses in one document here.