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 Stanford Achievement Test has been the standard of excellence in achievement testing for more than 80 years and provides unmatched reliability and validity.
She has served her local MTA as secretary, student achievement testing chair and president.

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