Other Tests Administered by Allen ISD
CogAT – Cognitive Abilities Test
The CogAT assesses the level and pattern of cognitive development of students, measuring both general and specific reasoning abilities. These abilities are assessed in three domains: verbal, quantitative, and nonverbal. The results of the CogAT are used by teachers to adapt instruction to the needs and abilities of their students and by student support teams as a resource in developing interventions and support. The CogAT is administered to students in Allen ISD in Kindergarten.
PSAT – Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test
The PSAT is the qualifying examination for the National Merit Scholarship Program and is administered in October of each year by The College Board to 10th and 11th grade students. The test measures verbal reasoning skills, math problem-solving skills, critical reading skills and writing skills that have been developed by students during the course of their education. The PSAT serves as a valuable tool to assist students and their parents with early college preparation and planning.
SAT – Scholastic Aptitude Test
ACT – ACT Assessment
The ACT is a national college admissions examination which covers four skill areas: English, mathematics, reading and science. It is designed to assess high school students’ general educational development and their ability to complete college level work. For more information, visit: http://www.act.org