Before you send in your personal evaluation registration, read below.
Why Do A Personal Evaluation?
This option is recommended if your child is younger
then 3rd grade, has any special learning challenges, or you feel that standardized group testing would be too stressful
and the child would benefit from the one on one interaction.
During the Personal Evaluation we will...
- Review your child's portfolio: Instructional log, work samples and book
- Administer The Woodcock-McGrew: a Mini-Battery
of Achievement. The MBA
is a brief, wide-range test of basic skills and knowledge. It assesses four broad achievement areas-Reading (identification,
vocabulary, and comprehension), Writing (dictation and proofreading), Mathematics (calculation, reasoning and concepts), and
Factual Knowledge (social studies, science, art, music, and literature). The test format consists of
pointing out responses, oral responses, and some written responses. This test is preferred because it provides an accurate
snap-shot of the child's academic achievement in a brief, approximate 45 minute, session. Results are
If your child does not really need the personal evaluation, but is not quite ready for large group testing, we offer
a small group Mini Iowa (Survey). For 3rd - 8th Grade. See schedule for details.