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Assessment Strategies and Reading Profiles

Published Tests

Assessments that are suitable for use with adults are listed below, arranged alphabetically by test name, with check marks to indicate which components the test assesses. You may click on a test name to see a brief description of it as well as ordering information.

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PUBLISHED TESTS

Test Name (Click to learn more) Silent Reading Comprehension Word Meaning Word Recognition Spelling Oral Reading Fluency Word Analysis Reporting Metric
Adult Basic Learning Examination (ABLE) check mark check mark         Scaled Scores and Grade Equivalents (GE)
Adult Measure of Essential Skills (AMES) check mark           Raw Scores and Stanines
Bader Reading and Language Inventory check mark   check mark check mark check mark check mark Grade Equivalents (GE) and Inventory
Davidson-Bruce Word Meaning Test (WMT)   check mark         Grade Equivalents (GE)
Burns/Roe Informal Reading Inventory check mark   check mark   check mark   Grade Equivalents (GE)
Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System (CASAS) check mark           CASAS Scaled Score
Comprehensive Receptive and Expressive Vocabulary Test (CREVT-2)   check mark         Standard Score
Diagnostic Assessments of Reading (DAR) check mark check mark check mark check mark check mark check mark Grade Equivalents (GE)
Expressive Vocabulary Test (EVT)   check mark         Standard Score
Gray Oral Reading Test (GORT-4)         check mark   Standard Scores and Grade Equivalents (GE)
Laubach Way to Reading Diagnostic Inventory check mark check mark check mark check mark check mark check mark Inventory (used for placement in an LWR skill level)
Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test (PPVT-III)   check mark         Standard Scores
Quick Adult Reading Inventory   check mark check mark     check mark Grade Equivalents (GE)
[except Word Analysis, which uses an inventory]
READ Test check mark   check mark     check mark

Inventory (informal) and Instructional Levels

Rosner Test of Auditory Analysis Skills           check mark Inventory and Grade Equivalents (GE)
Slosson Oral Reading Test (SORT-R)     check mark       Grade Levels
Sylvia Greene's Informal Word Analysis Inventory           check mark Inventory
Tests of Adult Basic Education, Form 9/10 (TABE 9/10) check mark check mark   check mark     Scaled Scores and Grade Equivalents (GE)
Tests of Adult Basic Education, Form 7/8 (TABE 7/8) check mark     check mark     Scaled Scores and Grade Equivalents (GE)
Tests of Adult Basic Education, Form 5/6 (TABE 5/6) check mark check mark   check mark     Scaled Scores and Grade Equivalents (GE)
Test of Word Reading Efficiency (TOWRE)     check mark     check mark Standard Scores and Grade Equivalents (GE)
Wide Range Achievement Test (WRAT3)     check mark check mark     Standard Scores and Grade Levels
Woodcock Reading Mastery Test-Revised (WRMT-R) check mark check mark check mark     check mark Standard Scores and Grade Equivalents (GE)