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The #1 Choice for Universal Screening & Growth Monitoring


Get a pulse on performance. Pave the way to success.

The Math Inventory is a research-based, adaptive assessment that measures math abilities and longitudinal progress from Kindergarten through high school. It can be administered in a group setting in around 40 minutes 3–5 times per year. Plus, The Math Inventory is now available for Apple iOS and Google Play!

With more rigor and an updated item bank that is aligned to current math expectations The Math Inventory ensures that students are ready to perform math tasks at college levels. It provides exponentially more information at the very high and low end of the achievement spectrum in less time. That’s more than a fixed form assessment could ever offer and it’s all right here, in one, fast, accurate solution:

  • Low-stress, adaptive student assessment program
  • Powerful performance data to forecast students’ trajectory to college and career
  • Read-aloud audio support in English and Spanish
  • Group administered in 40 minutes, 3–5x per year
  • New progressive performance-level reporting
  • New positive student messaging to boost confidence throughout the test experience
  • Ability to skip questions to help students feel in control
  • More flexibility to administer across devices. Available on:

The Power of the Quantile® Framework

The Math Inventory shifts the paradigm from focusing on the skills students do not know to identifying what they already possess and are now ready to learn. This key shift makes all the difference in accelerating growth toward algebra.

Mathematics growth is measured on the Quantile Framework for Mathematics—a scientific taxonomy of over 500 math concepts and skills—placing student readiness and difficulty of math tasks on the same scale.

With The Math Inventory's Quantile measures, educators are able to:

  • Accurately make instructional recommendations about placement, grouping, and course pacing
  • Track student growth from Kindergarten through Algebra II
  • Forecast students’ success with a given lesson, to differentiate instruction
Download the complete Quantile Framework for Mathematics.
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A Quantifiable Path for the Future

Algebra is the gateway to college! The Math Inventory provides an accurate forecast of the trajectory to algebra with progression of the most critical concepts and skills students must master at each grade level. Universal screening and growth monitoring can be administered independently up to three times per year.

By mapping progress along the Quantile Framework, educators are able to forecast each student’s individual growth and address his or her needs accordingly.

Students' readiness for Algebra starts at 1030Q.

Early Numeracy and Fluency Screeners

Accurately Assess Foundational Math Skills


Low-Pressure Way to Check Basic Math Skills Prior to the Full Test

The Early Numeracy screener is designed to quickly determine basic mathematics skills in an environment that is developmentally appropriate for young students, prior to administering the full adaptive ability test.


Screener Assesses Their Needs From the Start

The Early Numeracy screener assesses basic number skills of young math students including counting, quantity comparison, and number recognition.

Educators learn which students are struggling with these basic concepts and may need additional support before taking the full adaptive assessment.


Fluency Screener

Target the critical fluencies essential to success by administering screeners to assess addition and multiplication facts as well as understanding of equivalence and number properties, depending upon grade level.

Math Ability Assessment

Ability Measure for All


Read Aloud Audio Support in English and Spanish

The Math Inventory provides read alouds for all text-based items and responses to ensure the test is measuring students’ math—not reading—proficiency, to provide a more accurate measure of their ability.


Growth Mindset Feedback Encourages Perseverance

In partnership with Dr. Carol Dweck’s Mindset Works, The Math Inventory includes growth mindset feedback to motivate students to persevere, promoting effort and focus.


Example for Early Math Ability

This test item is designed to assess a student who is ready to learn early-grade concepts such as how to solve problems involving elapsed time.

Quantile Measures: 450–599


Example for Midrange Math Ability

This test item is designed to assess a student who is ready to learn midrange concepts, such as how to divide fractions.

Quantile Measures: 600–899Q


Example for Advanced Math Ability

This test item is designed to assess a student who is ready to learn more advanced concepts, such as how to solve quadratic inequalities.

Quantile Measures: 1100–1300Q