Common Core Project: Standardized Tests


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Last Updated: 2.18.17


While it's expected that many of the newest versions of nearly all standardized tests will likely become aligned to the CCS/NGSS/C3, we are committed to sending queries and doing other research to find out for sure. Thus, we've listed all the common national tests that homeschoolers use here, along with testing services that offer older versions of some of the different tests.


Click here for the downloadable PDF of the Standardized Tests list.

INDEPENDENT (NOT ALIGNED)

TEST NAME

PUBLISHER/TESTING SERVICE

Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) (normed in 2005)

Iowa Algeba Aptitude Test (IAAT) (self-scoring, non-normed)

Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) Form A (normed in 2005),

Grades K-8

Iowa Test of Educational Development (ITED) Form A

(normed in 2005), Grades 9-12

OLSAT 8 (normed in 2003)

Stanford 10 (normed in 2007)

A Beka Testing

California Achievement Test (CAT), 1970 Version

Academic Excellence

Career Direct (2006), Grades 10-12

Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) (normed in 2001)

Iowa Algebra Aptitude Test (IAAT) (self-scoring, non-normed)

Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) Form C (normed in 2008), Grades K-12

SAT/OLSAT 8 (normed in 2003), Grades 2-12

Stanford 10 (normed in 2003), Grades K-12

BJU Press Testing & Evaluation

Basic Achievement Skills Inventory (BASI) (normed in 2003), Grades 3-12

Iowa CogAT (normed in 2002), Grades 2-12

Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) Form A (normed in 2005),

Grades K-8

Iowa Test of Educational Development (ITED) Form A

(normed in 2005), Grades 9-12

Kaufman Brief Intelligence Test for IQ (KBIT2) (normed in 2004), Grades K-12


Kaufman Test of Educational Achievement (KTEA-II) (normed in 2007), Grades K-12

OLSAT 8 ONLINE (normed in 2002), Grades 4-12

Stanford 10 ONLINE (normed in 2007), Grades 3-12

TerraNova (replaced the CAT/5, which is no longer serviced by the company) Form A (normed in 2005), Grades K-12

TerraNova Form C (normed in 2007), Grades K-12

Woodcock-Johnson III Achievement Test (normed in 2007),

Grades K-12

Woodcock-Johnson Cognitive Abilities Test (normed in 2005),

Grades K-12

Brewer Testing Services

California Achievement Test (CAT), 1970 Version

Christian Liberty Press

Stanford 10 (normed in 2007)

Classical Conversations Testing Services

Classic Learning Test (CLT)

CLT Exam

CLEP

College Board

Diagnostic Prescriptive Assessment

Learning Style Assessment (POC4U)

EDUDPS

California Achievement Test, 5th Edition Complete Battery

CAT/5 5th Edition Survey

Basic Achievement Skills Inventory (BASI)

Terra Nova Achievement Test 1st Edition (T)

Family Learning Organization

Learning & Study Strategies Inventory (LASSI)

Perceptions, Expectations, Emotions & Knowledge (PEEK)

Student Attitudes & Behaviors (INCLASS)

Online Mathematics Assessment (OMA)

Online Reading Assessment (ORA)

Strategic Assessment of Readiness for Training (START)

Technology & Internet Assessment (TIA)

Workplace Competencies (WORKING)

H & H Publishing

Personalized Achievement Summary System (PASS)

Hewitt Homeschooling

Stanford 10 (normed in 2007)

Homeschool Testing Services

Aptitude Tests

Johnson O'Connor Research Foundation

Learning Style/Brain Style Testing

Reading Diagnostic Testing

Keys Learning

(National Reading Diagnostics Institute)

KidTEST offers its own, independent versions of a number of tests that are similar in scope and sequence common nationalized tests, including:

  • Stanford Achievement Test (SAT-9)

  • California Test of Basic Skills (CTBS)

  • California Achievement Test (CAT)

  • Terra Nova Test

KidTEST

Basic Achievement Skills Inventory (BASI)

Kaufman Test of Educational Achievement (KTEA-II)

Peabody Individual Achievement Test (PIAT-RNU)

Pearson

California Achievement Test, 5th Edition Complete Battery

Piedmont Educational Services

Wide Range Achievement Test (WRAT-IV)

Psychological Assessment Resources

Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT)

California Achievement Test Survey Edition (CAT)

Iowa Test of Basic Skills Complete Battery (ITBS)

Iowa Test of Educational Development Complete Battery (ITED)

Iowa Test of Educational Development with Interest Explorer (ITED)

Terra Nova 2 Complete Battery with Plus Test

Terra Nova 2 Survey with Plus Test

Seton Testing Services

McCall-Crabbs Standard Test Lessons

Teachers College Press

Basic Achievement Skills Inventory (BASI) (2007)

Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) – Form 6 (2005 norms)

Iowa, Form A – machine or hand scored (2005 norms)

OLSAT 8 – paper or online (2007 norms)

Stanford 10 – paper or online (2007 norms)

TerraNova 2 (2005 norms)

Woodcock-Johnson III (WJ-III) – A and C (2007 norms)

Triangle Education Assessments

Vector A.R.C.

Vector

CORRELATED

TEST NAME

PUBLISHER/TESTING SERVICE

Comprehensive Testing Program (CTP)

While not altered to align with CCS/NGSS/C3, the CTP has undergone an “alignment study” to show where it correlates to the CCS for both Language Arts and Math, as well as the NGSS.

Classical Conversations Testing Services

Comprehensive Testing Program (CTP)

While not altered to align with CCS/NGSS/C3, the CTP has undergone an “alignment study” to show where it correlates to the CCS for both Language Arts and Math, as well as the NGSS.

Homeschool Testing Services

EXPLICITLY ALIGNED

TEST NAME

PUBLISHER/TESTING SERVICE

ACT

Aspire

ACT

ASSETS tests

Assessment Services Supporting ELs through Technology Systems (ASSETS)

Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) Form E (normed in 2012), Grades K-12

BJU Press Testing & Evaluation

Dynamic Learning Maps (DLM)

Center for Educational Testing and Evaluation (CETE)

Accuplacer

Advanced Placement

PSAT/NMSQT

ReadiStep

SAT

College Board

Brigance, Current Versions

Curriculum Associates

GED

GED Testing Service

Scantron Achievement Series, Current Version

Scantron Performance Series, Current Version

GlobeScholar

Diagnostic Online Reading Assessment (DORA)

DORA Phonemic Awareness

DORA Spanish/EDELL

Adaptive, Diagnostic Assessment of Mathematics (ADAM)

Diagnostic Online Math Assessment (DOMA) Pre-Algebra

DOMA Algebra

Let's Go Learn

Acuity

California Achievement Test (CAT), Current Version

Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC), Current Version

Terra Nova, Current Version (2011 norms)

McGraw-Hill

Common Core MAP

Common Core MAP for Primary Grades (MPG)

NWEA

The PARCC Assessment

PARCC

AIMSWeb

Next Generation Assessments

Stanford 10 Achievement Tests, Current Version

Woodcock Reading Mastery Tests (WRMT-II), Current Version

Pearson

Smarter Balanced, Current Version

Smarter Balanced

Brigance (2010)

Triangle Education Assessments

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