Academic Achievement Assessments

Diagnostic Achievement Battery-3 [DAB-3]
Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children - Second Edition [KABC-II]
Norris Educational Achievement Test [NEAT]
School Motivation and Learning Strategies Inventory [SMALSI]
Young Children's Achievement Test [YCAT]

Diagnostic Achievement Battery-3 [DAB-3]

Phyllis L. Newcomer

The revision of the DAB uses fourteen short subtests to determine a child's strengths and weaknesses across several areas of achievement. Scores from these subtests can be combined to form eight composites: Total Achievement, Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing, Mathematics, Spoken Language, and Written Language. The DAB-3 generates standard scores (M=10, SD-3 for subtests, and M=100, SD=15 for the composites), percentile ranks, and age/grade equivalents. The test was standardized on 1,534 students in 13 states. The sample is representative of the national population with regard to gender, race, ethnicity, geographic region, and urban/rural residence.
Testing time is approximately 45 minutes on an individual basis for ages 6 years through 13 years.

Manual, Student Booklet, 25 Profile/Examiner
Record Booklets, 25 Student Response
Booklets, Audio Tape CH-452 $341.00

Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children - Second Edition [KABC-II]

Alan S. Kaufman, Nadeen L. Kaufman

The Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children, Second Edition (KABC-II) is an assessment tool you can use for all children. It offers high quality thoroughness, and attention to cultural fairness.
   • New Verbal Ability scale in place of the original Achievement scale
   • A choice of two theoretically based overall composites: one includes Verbal Ability, and the other does not
   • An expanded Age range (ages 3-18)
   • Full conorming with the new Kaufman Test of Educational Achievement, Second Edition, Comprehensive Form (K-TEA-II)

All test materials, Administration and Scoring CH-345 $796.95

Norris Educational Achievement Test [NEAT]

Janet Switzer, Christian P. Gruber

The Norris Educational Achievement Test gives school and clinical psychologists a standard assessment of basic educational abilities in just 30 minutes. Individually administered, the NEAT can be used with children and adolescents from 4 years to 18 years of age. (The Technical Manual provides instructions for using the test with adults as well.) Readiness Tests - Fine Motor Coordination, Math Concepts, and Letters - are used to assess children between four and six years of age;Achievement Tests - Word Recognition, Spelling, and Arithmetic, Oral Reading and Comprehension, and Written Language - are used to evaluate examinees age six and older. The NEAT provides scores for each test with both grade and age norms, plus an Overall Readiness or Achievement Score, which is useful in making placement decisions. These are reported as standard scores, percentiles, and stanines.

Technical Manual, Administration and Scoring Manual    
5 Form A Test Booklets, 5 Form B Test Booklets CH-692 $153.45


School Motivation and Learning Strategies Inventory [SMALSI]

Kathy Stroud, Cecil Reynolds

Measure the skills related to academic success early in a student's school career with this new test! Designed for both special education and general education students, this self-report inventory assesses 10 primary constructs associated with academic motivation, learning strategies, and study habits - 7 focusing on student strengths:study strategies, note taking/listening skills. reading and comprehension strategies, writing/research skills, test-taking strategies, organizational techniques, time management- 3 focusing on student liabilities: low academic motivation, test anxiety, concentration/academic difficulties. Scores from these scales provide enough information to identify problems that interfere with academic development. An Inconsistent Responding Index is also included as a validity measure. The SMALSI is available in two forms. The Child Form (147 items) is for students 8 years through 12 years of age;the Teen Form (170 items) is for 13- to 18-year olds. Both forms are written at a third-grade reading level and can be completed in about 20 to 30 minutes.

Manual, 25 Child Test Forms, 25 Child Profile Sheets,
Child Scoring Templates, 25 Teen Test Forms,
25 Teen Profile Sheets, Teen Scoring Template, Audio CD CH-533 $231.95


Young Children's Achievement Test [YCAT]

Wayne P. Hresko, Pamela K. Peak, Shelley R. Herron, Deanna L. Bridges

The Young Children's Achievement Test (YCAT) represents a major improvement in the early identification of children ages 4-0 through 7-11 who are at risk for school failure. It yields an overall Early Achievement standard score, and individual subtest standard scores for General Information, Reading, Writing, Mathematics, and Spoken Language. The individual subtests for General Information, Reading, Writing, Mathematics, and Spoken Language can be given independent of each other, leading to flexible testing sessions. Standard scores (with a mean of 100 and a standard deviation of 15), percentiles, and age equivalents are provided for both the subtests and the composite.

Testing time is approximately 25 to 45 minutes on an individual basis.

Examiner's Manual, Picture Book    
25 Student Response Forms, 25 Record Booklets CH-828 $250.00
Individual Components
25 Student Response Forms CH-840 $37.00
25 Profiler/Examiner Record Booklets CH-842 $62.00


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