HMH Math Inventory®

Get a pulse on academic performance and pave the way to student success

Based on extensive research that demonstrates the correlation between confidence and performance, HMH Math Inventory shifts the focus from measuring what students don’t know to spotlighting the principles they’re ready to learn.

HMH Math Inventory is an adaptive, research-based assessment that reliably measures math ability and progress from Kindergarten to Algebra II in significantly less time than traditional assessments. Smart praise, based on mindset research, reinforces student knowledge and keeps confidence high throughout the assessment. Once complete, teachers are provided with data that have been transformed into actionable teaching strategies for each student.

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Proficiency levels dictate assessment trajectory.

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High-level and student-specific data enable effective decision making.

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A single dashboard facilitates instant access to assessment data.

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Paving the path to success

HMH Math Inventory delivers low-stress, accurate universal screening and growth monitoring for kindergarten to Algebra II, empowering educators to measure with confidence, target instruction, and elevate student outcomes.

  • Research Based

HMH Math Inventory assesses students’ math abilities and performance based on the Quantile® Framework for Mathematics, a scientific taxonomy of more than 500 math concepts and skills that places students’ readiness for math instruction and the difficulty of math tasks on the same scale.

  • Universal Screener

Reliable data guide teachers in making grouping and math intervention recommendations.

  • Informs Instruction

By utilizing the same scoring scale, teachers can compare readiness levels with instructional tasks to inform instruction.

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Student Experience

HMH Math Inventory adapts to student ability levels and individual learning needs with support including read-alouds and growth-mindset feedback.

Adaptive technology assesses while building confidence.

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

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The assessment provides read alouds for all items and responses in English and Spanish to ensure the test is measuring students’ math—not reading—proficiency.

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In partnership with Mindset Works®, Math Inventory includes growth-mindset feedback to motivate students to persevere, promoting effort and focus.

Teacher Experience

HMH Math Inventory gives teachers the accurate and actionable data they need to measure, plan, and implement customized teaching strategies.

Smart data technology guides instruction.

The Instruction Planning Report groups students by readiness levels and provides recommendations for each student.

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HMH’s Progress to College and Career Report lets teachers track progress over time and access recommendations based on the previous test’s score.

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The Growth Report generates growth and performance level reports for each students.

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The School-to-Home Report facilitates family interaction by giving teachers a customizable letter to send home, in English or Spanish, outlining students’ progress.

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Support for Leaders

Analytics at the building and district levels measure growth, math proficiency, teaching trends, and more, providing leaders with robust support to make critical decisions.

Real time reporting enables data-driven district planning.

Real Time Data Snapshots provide high-level data views of student performance, average yearly growth, and percentages of students who are meeting goals each year.   

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District-Level Reports filter reports by school, grade, and class to help determine which schools need more resources.

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Performance-Level Growth Reports include detailed recaps of annual changes in performance.

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In-person and online Professional Learning ensure effective implementation

  • Interpret Data 
    Coaches assist in learning to interpret data and reporting in a way that allows for effective instruction and intervention planning. 
  • Identify Readiness
    Teachers are guided in learning to use data to identify student readiness for new math concepts. 
  • Measure Growth and Goals
    Coaches walk teachers through accurately measuring growth and setting appropriate goals based on student data. 
  • Identify Intervention Needs
    Coaches guide teachers through the process of utilizing data to identify students in need of intervention.
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Research & Results

Research-based assessments yield proven results


Overview of the Quantile® Framework for Mathematics Instruction


Overview of how HMH Assessments support the Content Standards of the Common Core State Standards

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