About the Measure

Domains Literacy
Subscales Not examined
Target Construct Oral language: Receptive language skills. Literacy: Sounds and letters.
Description The instrument was primarily developed to help identify and help children at risk of being left behind. Students in Kindergarten through Grade 12 are accepted to take the test. For each grade there is a specific test which is separated into a Reading, Language, and Math section with multiple choice questions, short answer, and extended response.
Test Authors Pearson
Publisher Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning, University of Virginia (2006)
Psychometry Not evaluated as no UK norms
Implementation Not evaluated as no UK norms

Implementation details

Respondent Not examined
Prior knowledge Required Not examined
Scoring Not examined
Time Not examined
Age 5 years to 18 years

Psychometric details

Norm / Criterion referenced Norm referenced
Standardisation sample US standardised K to 12
Reliability Not examined
Criterion validity Not examined
Construct validity Not examined
Concurrent validity Not examined