What does NS mean in the results for MAP Reading Fluency?

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Introduction
When viewing MAP Reading Fluency Reports, you are unable to see a word count per minute (WCPM) score and instead see "NS".

Information
NS stands for "no score". A student will get these results in the following circumstances:
  • The student attempted less than 75% of the passage.
  • The speech scoring engine could not accurately score the recording. There may have been issues, such as excessive noise or microphone malfunction, or the student may not have been reading the text onscreen.

You can retest the student, or if you prefer, you can attempt to hand-score the passage. See How to perform self-scoring for audio recordings in MAP Reading Fluency. If you believe the NS result is in error, contact NWEA Partner Support for assistance.

For more information and specific troubleshooting advice, see Reports for Teachers and Testing and Proctoring Students in the MAP Help Center.

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