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Woodcock-Johnson IV

Tests of Achievement (WJ IV) Grade K - Adult


  • Primarily orally-administered

  • One on one testing environment

  • Provides parents with a 'snapshot' of their child's academic achievement

  • Includes consultation with parents to discuss test results and observations during testing

  • Also includes WJ IV Interpretation & Instructional Interventions Program (WIIIP®), which provides a detailed interpretation of student performance offering research-based interventions and strategies based on an examinee’s scores.

  • If this is your student’s first time taking the Woodcock-Johnson Test IV, then it is highly recommended (but not required) that the Broad Oral Language Cluster should be added to the Basic Test. This gives the Test Administrator more information and helps get a good baseline or the “big” picture of where a student performs academically.

The Basic Test: $110 (10 sub-tests, ~2 hrs.) Inquire about discounts during off-peak testing times

  • Meets North Carolina state home-schooling requirements

  • Meets Florida state home-schooling requirements

  • Qualifies for Duke Talent Identification Program with 95th percentile score

  • 13 interpretive clusters: Broad Achievement, Brief Achievement, Academic Skills, Academic Fluency, Academic Applications, Reading, Broad Reading, Mathematics, Broad Mathematics, Math Calculation Skills, Written Language, Broad Written Language, Written Expression

The Basic test includes the following Subtests:


  • Passage Comprehension - Application Test

  • Letter/Word Identification - Skill Test

  • Sentence Reading Fluency - Speed Test

  • Word Reading Fluency -  Speed Test (Tester may substitute Word Attack, a phonics skill test for beginning readers)

  • Spelling - Skill Test

  • Writing Fluency - Speed Test

  • Writing Samples - Application Test

  • Calculation - Skill Test

  • Math Fluency - Speed Test

  • Applied Problems - Application Test

Optional Testing Add-ons


+ $70 Broad Oral Language (6 additional sub-tests, ~1.25 hr) Highly recommended having administered the first time Especially useful if your child is struggling in several areas. This Test can Help determine if your child is struggling with Oral Language or Auditory Processing. (No Reading, Writing or Academic Knowledge required in this test) Includes 5 interpretive clusters: Oral Language, Broad Oral Language, Listening Comprehension, Oral Expression, Speed of Lexical Access


+ $90 Dyslexia Screening Cluster (10 additional subtests ~2hr) Includes Broad Oral Language and Additional Reading Clusters. Gives you a detailed Report in Screening for Dyslexia and Reading Disabilities. Does not Officially Diagnose Dyslexia, but will give you information about your child’s tendencies towards dyslexia. Can be scheduled at a separate time from basic test, if needed. Please communicate this with your testing associate.


+ $30 Processing / Speed Cluster (2 additional sub-test, ~.5 hr) Useful for helping determine if you child may struggle with processing information for academic tasks. Helpful if you are noticing your child has trouble finishing work and/or struggles with timed tasks. 1 interpretive cluster: Speed of Lexical Access


+ $25 Specific Reading Cluster (4 additional sub-tests, ~.5 hr) More Detailed Report Concerning Your Child’s Reading Level and to gain insight what particular areas of reading they may be struggling with. 4 additional interpretive clusters: Basic Reading Skills, Reading Fluency, Reading Rate, Phoneme-Grapheme Knowledge


+ $25 Reading Comprehension Cluster (2 additional sub-tests, ~.5 hr) More detailed report concerning your child’s Reading Comprehension Level. 1 additional interpretive cluster: Reading Comprehension


+ $30 Phonics Cluster (2 additional sub-tests, ~.5 hr) More Detailed Report Concerning your child’s ability to read and decode words Phonetically 1 interpretive cluster: Phonetic Coding


+ $10 Specific Math Cluster (1 additional sub-test, ~.25 hr) More Detailed Report concerning your Child’s Math Problem Solving Ability. 1 additional interpretive cluster: Math Problem Solving


+ $10 Specific Basic Writing / Editing Cluster (1 additional sub-test, ~.25 hr) More Detailed Report concerning your Child’s Basic Writing Ability. 1 additional interpretive cluster: Basic Writing Skills


+ $25 Academic Knowledge Cluster (3 add'l sub-tests, ~.5 hr) Report Concerning your Child’s General Academic Knowledge Science, Social Studies, Humanities


Tests administered outside the SMART associate's home testing area will be subject to a travel fee.

Please contact an Associate to arrange a date and then complete the Registration Form below.

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