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Name of test Young Children’s Achievement Test – Second Edition
Version Second Edition
Subjects Literacy, Maths
Summary Designed to identify young children at risk for school failure. It yields an overall Early Achievement score and individual subtest scores for General Information, Mathematics, Reading, Writing, and Spoken Language. The subtests can be administered independently of each other. All can be transformed to standard scores, percentiles, and age equivalents (US norms).

Assessment screening

Subscales General Information, Mathematics, Reading, Writing, and Spoken Language
Authors Wayne P. Hresko, Pamela K. Peak, Shelley R. Herron, Deanna L. Hicks
Publisher Pro-Ed
Test source https://www.proedinc.com/Products/14735/young-childrens-achievement-test--second-edition-ycat2.aspx
Guidelines available? Yes
Norm-referenced scores. Yes
Age range 4–7;11 years
Key Stage(s) applicable to EY, KS1
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