If you must test, where do you get tests?
ATC Educational Services
Specializing in the use of the Woodcock Johnson III Individualized
Achievement Tests for Preschool 12th grade. Based on this
Nationally Standardized Test you will receive a complete computerized-score
report along with curriculum recommendations.
Bayside School Services
As home schooling parents for 12 years, and test providers for
11, we know how important fair prices, easy ordering, accurate
order processing, and prompt mailing of results can be.
Brewer Testing Services
We specialize in the Iowa Tests, the Basic Achievement Skills Inventory (BASI) and the Kaufman tests for grades K-12, all nationally standardized. We use only the latest norms and the latest available editions of these tests.
Bob Jones University Press
Testing services for Christian homeschoolers.
Family Learning Organization
Through our Educational Assessment & Testing Service, tests
may be obtained by parents to administer to their homeschooled
Hewitt Homeschooling Resources
Personalized Achievement Summary System (PASS) for Grades 3 through 8. The PASS Test was developed specifically for home schoolers. It has certain similarities to other achievement tests in that it estimates student achievement in the subjects of reading, language, and math. The states of Alaska, New York, and North Carolina have officially approved the PASS Test for purposes of state reporting.
John Hopkins University
Psycho-educational testing, educational counseling, ability and
achievement testing, and academic and career guidance.
Piedmont Education Services
A North Carolina based homeschool company that provides nationally
standardized achievement testing as well as homeschool resources
and information. Offers ITBS and WJ-III.
Seton Standardized Tests
Available for Homeschoolers. CAT-E Survey Tests.
The Sycamore Tree
Offers The Comprehensive Test of Basic Skills (CTBS) tests
that may be administered in students' homes.
Texas Assessment of Academic Skills (TAAS)
A state Rep offers downloadable versions of tests used for 3rd
through 10th grade students. Files include the answer key. Texas
homeschoolers are not required to be tested.
Thurber's Homeschool Testing and Educational Resources
The California Achievement Test (C.A.T./5)® is an excellent
test for you to use to meet the achievement testing needs for
your homeschool. Available for the asking are special directions
for testing children with disabilities and for those children
who may be working above grade level or below grade level. [Note
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Offers home educators an opportunity to assess their students
with the nationally recognized Canadian Achievement Tests (CAT)
and the Canadian Test of Cognitive Skills (CTCS). They'll correct
the tests for you.
It supports an integrated curriculum, K-12, which engages students
in authentic and critical inquiry, regardless of subject matter
boundaries. It helps teachers, parents and students themselves
evaluate student performance on non-standardized tasks in favorable
AN A TO Z RESOURCE
Creating portfolios for personal use or for getting into college.
For those looking into alternative ways of evaluation for children
5th grade and younger. From Pearson Early Learning.
PKRS is administered before or early in the kindergarten year.
SAT & College
AN A TO Z RESOURCE
My index of tests taken to qualify for college admissions.
Evaluations for those not needing
nationally standardized tests.
Easy Test Maker
A free online test generator to help you create your own tests
in multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, matching, short answer
and true and false questions all on the same test.
Offers online testing of math and verbal skills for free. Must
be willing to give personal information to them.
If you just want to see if your child is on par, try these tests.
Go down to Quick Search and select a subject (U.S. History for
example) and then select a grade and Search. Select "Add
all questions," then select "To print folder."
Under Print Options check all the boxes except "Content
Classification," then select "Assemble Document."
Once it finishes downloading, print the results. Give your child
the test pages. You keep the answers. Look over the questions
then look at the statistics for each one.
Assessment Program Released Tests
Tests for reading, math and writing, grades 3 through 8, exit
level, and algebra I, biology, English II, and US history. Tests
from previous years. Use for practice or assessment.
of Useful Terms
So you'll understand the vocabulary educators use concerning
the SAT test scores
What the test scores mean and how we use them.
Some Things Parents Should Know About Testing
A Series of Questions and Answers: Why do the schools
test our children? :Why do teachers need to use published tests?:
What do you mean by norm-referenced?
A long list of assessment tools for all ages of students in a
variety of subjects. Tips on creating and evaluating portfolios.
Tips on how to get children to set high standards for themselves.
In Pennsylvania, the state maintains a list of tests approved
for use with their students. Resources for these tests that are
acceptable to Catholic homeschoolers.