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Name of test Diagnostic Achievement Battery – Intermediate
Subjects Literacy, Maths
Summary Achievement test with 8 subtests to identify students' strengths and weaknesses across important areas of school achievement. A supplemental manual shows how to probe student responses to obtain information about students' thinking processes and problem-solving strategies.

Assessment screening

Subscales Word relationships, grammatic sentences, word identification, reading comprehension, spelling, punctuation/capitalization, math calculation, math reasoning. These subtests combine to form 5 academic achievement composite scores for spoken language, reading, writing, mathematics, and basic academic skills.
Authors Phyllis L. Newcomer
Publisher Pro-Ed
Test source https://www.proedinc.com/Products/14270/dabi-diagnostic-achievement-batteryintermediate-complete-kit.aspx
Guidelines available? Yes
Norm-referenced scores. Yes
Age range 13;00-17;11 Years
Key Stage(s) applicable to KS3, KS4, KS5
UK standardisation sample No
Publication date 2014
Re-norming date n/a


Reason for exclusion from shortlist No UK standardisation available