Overview of Assessment

Capti reading assessment is a battery of six subtests evaluating students' reading skills along 6 different axes. This test is appropriate for grade levels 3-12 and takes about an hour to complete.

The six subtests form a foundation for students' reading skills, constitute a comprehensive estimation of students' reading ability, and can provide valuable insight into students' relative strenghts and weaknesses. The scores are cross-grade comparable, meaning that any two students with the same score have the same skill level, regardless of their grade level.

The subtests target

  • Word Recognition and Decoding - decoding and recognizing words in isolation
  • Vocabulary - recognizing meaning or semantic relationships of individual words
  • Morphological Awareness - using knowledge of word parts (morphosyntactics) to identify which word fits the meaning and syntax of a sentence
  • Sentence Processing - building meaning from sentences by understanding causal connectors, pronouns, and relationships among terms
  • Efficiency of Basic Reading Comprehension (MAZE) - reading for basic understanding with fluency
  • Reading Comprehension - comprehending the basic meaning of passages
The subtests are designed to minimize overlap between skills required to compete each subtest.

Capti reading assessment is a result of years of research and was validated by more than 170K unique test administrations. Avergage IRT marginal reliability for the assessment across all grade levels and subtests was estimated at a strong 0.82.

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