Test identification

Name of test Test of Reading Comprehension – Fourth Edition
Subjects Literacy
Summary Silent test of reading comprehension that can be used to (a) identify children and adolescents who score significantly below their peers and who therefore might need help in improving their reading proficiency and comprehension, (b) document student progress in remedial programs, and (c) serve as a research tool in studies investigating reading problems in children and adolescents.

Assessment screening

Subscales Relational vocabulary, sentence completion, paragraph construction, text comprehension, contextual fluency.
Authors Virginia L. Brown, J. Lee Wiederholt, Donald D. Hammill
Publisher Pro-Ed
Test source https://www.proedinc.com/Products/12830/torc4-test-of-reading-comprehensionfourth-edition.aspx
Guidelines available? Yes
Norm-referenced scores. Yes
Age range 7–17;11 years
Key Stage(s) applicable to KS2, KS3, KS4, KS5
UK standardisation sample No
Publication date 2009
Re-norming date N/a


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