Test identification

Name of test Screening Assessment for Gifted Elementary and Middle School Students – Third Edition
Version Third Edition
Previous version(s) SAGES-2, SAGES-3
Subjects Literacy, Maths, Science
Summary Norm-referenced test used to identify students who are gifted and/or talented in general intellectual ability (verbal and nonverbal reasoning) and academic aptitude (in language arts, social studies, mathematics and science).

Assessment screening

Subscales Nonverbal Reasoning measures the student’s ability to solve problems by identifying relationships among figures and pictures. The second subtest, Language Arts/Social Studies, measures the student’s achievement in language arts (i.e. literature, writing) and social studies. The third subtest, Verbal Reasoning, measures the student’s ability to solve problems by identifying the relationships between pairs of words, and the fourth subtest, Mathematics/Science, measures the student’s abilities in mathematics and science.
Authors S.K. Johnsen and A.L. Corn
Publisher Pro-Ed/PAR
Test source https://www.proedinc.com/Products/14765/sages3-screening-assessment-for-gifted-elementary-and-middle-school-studentsthird-edition-complete-kit.aspx
Guidelines available? Yes
Norm-referenced scores. Yes
Age range 5–14;11 years
Key Stage(s) applicable to KS1, KS2, KS3
UK standardisation sample No
Publication date 2018
Re-norming date N/a


Note whether shortlisted, and reasons why not if relevant No UK standardisation available