Test identification

Name of test Detroit Tests of Learning Abilities – Fifth Edition
Subjects Literacy, Maths, Science
Summary Measures specific and general cognitive abilities in 12 subtests which combine to form 9 composites: acquired knowledge, verbal comprehension, nonverbal problem solving, verbal memory, nonverbal memory, processing speed, reasning ability, processing ability).

Assessment screening

Subscales 12 subtests: Humanities/Social Studies, Science/Mathematics, Word Opposites, Word Associations, Geometric Matrices, Geometric Sequences, Sentence Imitation, Word Span, Design Reproduction, Reversed Letters, Trail Making, and Rapid Naming.
Authors Donald D. Hammill, Ronnie L. McGhee, David J. Ehrler
Publisher Pro-Ed
Test source https://www.proedinc.com/Products/14590/dtla5-detroit-tests-of-learning-abilitiesfifth-edition.aspx
Guidelines available? Yes
Norm-referenced scores. Yes
Age range 6-17:11 Years
Key Stage(s) applicable to KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4, KS5
UK standardisation sample No
Publication date 2018
Re-norming date n/a


Reason for exclusion from shortlist No UK standardisation available