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    #71961 - 03/19/10 04:44 PM Re: SCAT scores?? [Re: elh0706]
    BooBoo Offline
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    Registered: 03/19/10
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    Hello everyone! I am new here. My DS8.1 (2nd grade) took SCAT test last week. I've got his scores on MyCTY and I am still waiting for the mail. Could anyone has the booklet help me to figure out his percentile compare to other 2nd grader?

    Test Form eY2
    Test Norm 4S
    Verbal 40/50 446 93%
    Quantitative 46/50 463 99%

    He attends a regular public school. Last week they had a gifted screening test (Raven's Progressive Matrices Plus). Usually there were 70% of students would identify as gifted although I am not sure the cut off percentile is 95 or 98. Due to lack of funds, they will not have any pull-out program. Differentiation is not always applying to every class. My son's teacher knows he is an outstanding student on academic. If my son's SCAT scores are high enough among the participants, maybe I should let his teacher know. I don't want the teacher thinking I am bragging or something. I just want to let her know my son is able to do something more.

    #71964 - 03/19/10 05:53 PM Re: SCAT scores?? [Re: BooBoo]
    Catalana Offline

    Registered: 12/10/09
    Posts: 393

    Welcome. Those are super scores - really very strong. There is a way to compare to the other kids once you get the full explanation in the mail in a couple weeks - they give you the full numbers so you can calculate it out - but you can't compare to the general second grade population, only to others who took the test. The 93% and 99% refer to where your DS would score compared to 4th graders, so yes, he would likely be able to do substantially more.

    Start reading and hanging out around here - you will start to get some ideas about how to advocate for your son and for more advanced work.


    Edited by Catalana (03/19/10 05:55 PM)

    #226954 - 01/22/16 08:32 AM Re: SCAT scores?? [Re: squirt]
    Cranberry Offline

    Registered: 05/29/13
    Posts: 153
    An old thread - but in case anyone lands here looking for similar data, as I did - JH now publishes the full details of each annual set of tests - by grade, by sex, by number of takers, mean, median, SD, etc., along with a table of the actual number of takers at each score, and the percentile with that score.

    This answers the question of how someone did relative to all of the students who took the same test, vs. the percentile within a 2-5 year older set of students.

    Latest, for 2014, is here -

    Replace 2014 with the year, back to 2010, to get prior data.

    #247814 - 12/09/20 02:48 AM Re: SCAT scores?? [Re: squirt]
    Charleybarley Offline
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    Registered: 07/25/20
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    I am new poster and am looking for some help with analysing some SCAT scores for my daughter.

    She took the elementary SCAT test as a third grader. Level and form EWO.

    Her scores were verbal 41/50 with a scaled score of 448 and quantitative 48/50 with a scaled score of 469.

    The only percentile information I have is benchmarked against other third graders who also took the SCAT. Does anyone know where I might be able to compare her percentiles against the normed population for the test?

    Thank you.

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