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Assessment Type

Definition

The category of an assessment based on format and content.

Option Set
DescriptionDefinitionCode
Achievement testAchievement test is specified as the category of an assessment based on format and content.AchievementTest
Advanced placement testAdvanced placement test is specified as the category of an assessment based on format and content.AdvancedPlacementTest
Alternate assessment/ELLAlternate assessment/ELL is specified as the category of an assessment based on format and content.AlternateAssessmentELL
Alternate assessment/grade-level standardsAlternate assessment/grade-level standards is specified as the category of an assessment based on format and content.AlternateAssessmentGradeLevelStandards
Alternative assessment/modified standardsAlternative assessment/modified standards is specified as the category of an assessment based on format and content.AlternativeAssessmentModifiedStandards
Aptitude TestAptitude Test is specified as the category of an assessment based on format and content.AptitudeTest
BenchmarkBenchmark is specified as the category of an assessment based on format and content.Benchmark
Cognitive and perceptual skills testCognitive and perceptual skills test is specified as the category of an assessment based on format and content.CognitiveAndPerceptualSkills
Computer Adaptive TestComputer Adaptive Test is specified as the category of an assessment based on format and content.ComputerAdaptiveTest
Developmental observationDevelopmental observation is specified as the category of an assessment based on format and content.DevelopmentalObservation
DiagnosticDiagnostic is specified as the category of an assessment based on format and content.Diagnostic
Direct AssessmentDirect Assessment is specified as the category of an assessment based on format and content.DirectAssessment
FormativeFormative is specified as the category of an assessment based on format and content.Formative
Growth MeasureGrowth Measure is specified as the category of an assessment based on format and content.GrowthMeasure
InterimInterim is specified as the category of an assessment based on format and content.Interim
Kindergarten ReadinessKindergarten Readiness is specified as the category of an assessment based on format and content.KindergartenReadiness
Language proficiency testLanguage proficiency test is specified as the category of an assessment based on format and content.LanguageProficiency
Mental ability (intelligence) testMental ability (intelligence) test is specified as the category of an assessment based on format and content.MentalAbility
ObservationObservation is specified as the category of an assessment based on format and content.Observation
Parent ReportParent Report is specified as the category of an assessment based on format and content.ParentReport
Performance assessmentPerformance assessment is specified as the category of an assessment based on format and content.PerformanceAssessment
Portfolio assessmentPortfolio assessment is specified as the category of an assessment based on format and content.PortfolioAssessment
Prekindergarten ReadinessPrekindergarten Readiness is specified as the category of an assessment based on format and content.PrekindergartenReadiness
Reading readiness testReading readiness test is specified as the category of an assessment based on format and content.ReadingReadiness
ScreeningScreening is specified as the category of an assessment based on format and content.Screening
Teacher ReportTeacher Report is specified as the category of an assessment based on format and content.TeacherReport
OtherOther is specified as the category of an assessment based on format and content.Other
Related Domains, Entities and Categories

Assessments -> Assessment 

Related Topics

Early Learning -> Program Quality 

CEDS Element ID

000029

Element Technical Name

AssessmentType

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URL

https://ceds.ed.gov/element/000029    (Email this link)

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