Metropolitan Achievement Tests, Reading Diagnostic Tests - 8th Edition (MAT-8)

The Metropolitan Ahievement Tests measures reading skills including recognizaing sounds, word identification, vocabulary, and comprehension. Last updated in 2000, the Metropolitan 8 covers language arts, math, science, social studies, spelling and reading and is administered in the fall and spring.

Content

Topics
Reading
Skills
Reading Comprehension, Language Comprehension, Cipher Knowledge, Semantics (Vocabulary and Morphology), Phonological Awareness
Grades
Kindergarten,
1st Grade,
2nd Grade,
3rd Grade
Languages
English

Administration Information

Length
Approximately 2 hours for K, approximately 4 hours for 1 and 2
Price

$57.25 for complete battery

Training
Not specified
Qualifications
Not indicated
Group/Individual
Group
Administration
Paper

Access and Use

Contact

800-211-8378

Open Access
No
Peer-Reviewed Study Citations

Brannigan, G. G., & And Others. (1995). Further Validation of the Qualitative Scoring System for the Modified Bender-Gestalt Test. In Psychology in the Schools (Vol. 32, Issue 1, pp. 24–26). https://eric.ed.gov/?q=Further+Validation+of+the+Qualitative+Scoring+Sy…

Swan, K., & And Others. (1990). Honing in on the Target: Who among the Educationally Disadvantaged Benefits Most from What CBI? Journal of Research on Computing in Education, 22(4), 381–403. https://eric.ed.gov/?q=Honing+in+on+the+Target%3a+Who+among+the+Educati…

Davenport, B. M. (1976). A Comparison of the Peabody Individual Achievement Test, the Metropolitan Achievement Test, and the Otis-Lennon Mental Ability Test. Psychology in the Schools, 13(3), 291. https://eric.ed.gov/?q=+A+Comparison+of+the+Peabody+Individual+Achievem…

Schmidt, C. R., & And Others. (1975). The Predictive Validity of the Test of Auditory Perception. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 35(4), 1023. https://eric.ed.gov/?q=The+Predictive+Validity+of+the+Test+of+Auditory+…

Crockett, B. K., & And Others. (1976). Relationship of WPPSI and Subsequent Metropolitan Achievement Test Scores in Head-Start Children. Psychology in the Schools, 13(1). https://eric.ed.gov/?q=+Relationship+of+WPPSI+and+Subsequent+Metropolit…

Tulley, M. A., & Farr, R. (1987). A Comparison of Four Methods of Determining Instructional Reading Levels. Reading Psychology, 8(3), 149–168. https://eric.ed.gov/?q=A+Comparison+of+Four+Methods+of+Determining+Inst…

Lindeman, D. P., & And Others. (1984). An Evaluation of the Yellow Brick Road Test Through a Full Prediction-Performance Comparison Matrix. In Journal of School Psychology (Vol. 22, Issue 1, pp. 111–117). https://eric.ed.gov/?q=An+Evaluation+of+the+Yellow+Brick+Road+Test+Thro…

Zingale, S. A., & And Others. (1980). Temporal Stability of the Metropolitan Achievement Test When Used with Learning Disabled Children. In Learning Disability Quarterly (Vol. 3, Issue 2, pp. 84–86). https://eric.ed.gov/?q=Temporal+Stability+of+the+Metropolitan+Achieveme…

Bell, M. L., & Roubinek, D. L. (1989). A Comparison of Standardized Achievement Test Scores on Right and Left Brain Dominant Fourth-Grade Students. Reading Improvement, 26(1), 7–11. https://eric.ed.gov/?q=A+Comparison+of+Standardized+Achievement+Test+Sc…

Psychometrics

Referencing
Norm-referenced