achievement test


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a·chieve·ment test

a standardized test used to measure acquired learning, in a specific subject area such as reading or arithmetic, in contrast to an intelligence test, which measures potential ability or learning capacity.

achievement test

a standardized test for the measurement and comparison of knowledge or proficiency in various fields of vocational or academic study. Compare aptitude test, intelligence test, personality test, psychologic test.

a·chieve·ment test

(ă-chēv'mĕnt test)
A standardized test used to measure acquired learning, in contrast to an intelligence test, which is an index of potential learning ability.
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The quick and useful test results, along with the ability to administer the tests to groups of students, convinced Senio to replace the individually administered achievement test the department had been using with the BASI tests.
Keppel Union School District released Stanford 9 Achievement Test scores Tuesday, in advance of a statewide release Aug.
Ventura County students continued to make gains in the Stanford 9 achievement tests in reading and math, outperforming the statewide average.
The Stanford 9, a basic-skills test for students in grades two through 11, will be replaced by a new exam called the California Achievement Test that will take half the time of the previous 5-hour-long assessment.
KARACHI -- - Standardized Achievement Test (SAT) task force has selected results of top five highest and lowest scoring government schools to review and analyse their performance.
Summary: The Education Ministry decided Monday on the framework for a new French language educational achievement test to be administered to students in ninth grade.
For this purpose, total of 208 (92 female and 116 male) 7th grade students, who studied at total of six primary education schools in Kutahya and Istanbul provinces and were selected using the survey method, were given a questionnaire and an achievement test, and their teachers were given a questionnaire.
The null hypothesis for the study was that service-learning students would not have higher scores on an achievement test than non-service learning students.
Who would have guessed that a simple achievement test could create such controversy?
Correlational data and regression analysis provide the school counselor with a method to describe growth in achievement test scores from elementary to high school.
Another popular home-grown test is the College Basic Academic Subjects Examination (College BASE), a criterion-referenced achievement test developed by the Assessment Resource Center at the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Certain uses of achievement test results are termed "high stakes" if they carry serious consequences for students or educators.

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