may decide that you would like to do some standardized testing
in your homeschool. These resources will help you acquire and
administer those tests.
Bayside School Services - Kill Devil Hills NC
- Offers standardized achievement
tests, available all year. prompt mailing of results can be.
Crosspointe Educational Services is a mail order service that
offers California Achievement Tests (CAT)
Family Learning Organization - Offers
standardized tests for homeschooling families. Tests offered:
Achievement Test, Fifth Edition – Complete Battery Wide
Range Achievement Test – Expanded Edition. (Note,
in 2008 this company was enclosing letters from HSLDA
conducting a survey about homeschoolers who take standardized
tests. (Refer to: Kaseman
article here.) )
Education Services - offers the Iowa Tests of Basic
Skills (ITBS) and the Woodcock-Johnson III Tests of Achievement
(WJ-III), along with test prep materials.
If you are home schooling middle school through high
school age students who plan to attend college, it is a good
idea to generate annual portfolios. Also check out our "homeschooling
teens" and Upper
a Homeschool Portfolio
A portfolio is a viable method to assess, both continually and
annually, a student's academic progress. This approach helps
both parent and student compare work objectively during the
school year. The following suggestions will help parents prepare
At-Home Assessment Ideas
can I assess my student at the beginning of the year? Mid-year?
Throughout the year?
Math Placement Tests
Basic Math Skills - Diagnostic Online Math Assessment
DOMA Basic Math Skills is a comprehensive, valid and reliable
web-based assessment that diagnostically assesses students'
- Diagnostic Online Reading Assessment (K-12)
- DORA is a comprehensive, valid, and reliable web-based assessment
that diagnostically assesses your child's reading abilities
Methods & Solutions - Reading evaluation and assessment.
This free aptitude test will assess your phonics skills and
reading comprehension level.
Right to Read Foundation - Print out The National
Right to Read Foundation's Reading
Competency Test and find out today.
National Science Foundation (NSF) Classroom Resources --
a diverse collection of lessons and web resources for classroom
teachers, their students, and students’ families. Materials
are arranged by subject area to help you quickly find resources
in your interest area, and then use them to create lesson plans
or at-home activities.
Range Achievement Test, Expanded Edition (WRAT-E), Grades
3 through 12. Reading, Mathematics, and Nonverbal Reasoning