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 children.
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.
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 to Mac users: Use browser other than Explorer.]
Canadian Testing Services
CTC/Canadian Test Centre
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.
The Learning Record
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 contexts.
AN A TO Z RESOURCE
Creating portfolios for personal use or for getting into college.
Work Sampling System
For those looking into alternative ways of evaluation for children 5th grade and younger. From Pearson Early Learning.
Phelps Kindergarten Readiness Test
PKRS is administered before or early in the kindergarten year.
SAT & College Tests
AN A TO Z RESOURCE
My index of tests taken to qualify for college admissions.
Unofficial Testing – 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.
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.
Texas 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.
Glossary of Useful Terms
So you’ll understand the vocabulary educators use concerning tests.
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.
Testing Services Locators
Standardized Testing Available
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.