Gifted Bulletin Board

Welcome to the Gifted Issues Discussion Forum.

We invite you to share your experiences and to post information about advocacy, research and other gifted education issues on this free public discussion forum.
CLICK HERE to Log In. Click here for the Board Rules.

Links
DITD Logo

Learn about the Davidson Academy’s online campus for profoundly gifted students living anywhere in the U.S.

The Davidson Institute for Talent Development is a national nonprofit dedicated to supporting profoundly gifted students through the following programs:

  • Davidson Fellows Scholarship
  • Davidson Young Scholars
  • Davidson Academy
  • THINK Summer Institute
  • DITD FaceBook   DITD Twitter   DITD YouTube
    The Davidson Institute is on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube!

    How gifted-friendly is
    your state?

    Subscribe to the Davidson Institute's eNews-Update

    Who's Online
    1 registered (aeh), 0 Guests and 214 Spiders online.
    Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
    Newest Members
    OakHill, FannieKaplan, Chloe Nash, ziaurrahman, kf9009
    10920 Registered Users
    February
    Su M Tu W Th F Sa
    1 2 3 4 5 6
    7 8 9 10 11 12 13
    14 15 16 17 18 19 20
    21 22 23 24 25 26 27
    28
    Page 3 of 3 < 1 2 3
    Topic Options
    #71961 - 03/19/10 04:44 PM Re: SCAT scores?? [Re: elh0706]
    BooBoo Offline
    Junior Member

    Registered: 03/19/10
    Posts: 42
    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.

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

    Registered: 12/10/09
    Posts: 393
    BooBoo-

    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.

    Cat


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

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

    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 - http://cty.jhu.edu/talent/docs/test%20data%20scat/2014SCAT.pdf

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

    Top
    #247814 - 12/09/20 02:48 AM Re: SCAT scores?? [Re: squirt]
    Charleybarley Offline
    Junior Member

    Registered: 07/25/20
    Posts: 3
    Hi

    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.

    Top
    Page 3 of 3 < 1 2 3


    Moderator:  M-Moderator 
    Recent Posts
    What does reading at a high school level mean?
    by aeh
    Yesterday at 07:23 PM
    Book recommendations: age 13+
    by indigo
    Yesterday at 07:54 AM
    Book recommendations: age 6-8
    by indigo
    Yesterday at 07:47 AM
    Careers in Medicine: Bioethics & Nuremberg code
    by indigo
    02/24/21 12:31 PM
    Accommodations for kindergarten?
    by aquinas
    02/24/21 10:30 AM
    Davidson Institute Twitter