Testing Products

Seton carries nationally normed standardized achievement tests, practice tests, and other assessment materials to meet your needs for grades K-12.

If you are new to testing with Seton, you may want to take a look at our overview of the testing process.

Here is a list of the tests that we provide:

ITBS®/ Complete Battery
(IOWA Test of Basic Skills, Grades K-8)

ITED®/ Complete Battery
(IOWA Test of Educational Development, Grades 9-12)

ITED® with Interest Explorer™
(Grades 9-12)

Cognitive Abilities Test™ (CogAT)
(Grades 3-12)

IOWA with Cognitive Abilities Test™ (CogAT)
(Grades 3-12)

CAT/ Survey Edition
(California Achievement Test, Grades 4-12)

For a complete description and to place your order, visit our individual product pages by clicking the links above.

Nationally Normed Standardized Tests

Standardized tests are meant to show proof of progress. They are not pass/fail tests. The test results show how your student compares nationally to students in the same grade level who took the same test at the same time of year when the test was first normed.

Test results are posted to your online account at SetonTesting.com and kept securely on file there for your use. You can download them and print them from there and use them as needed for state reporting purposes or to give to school authorities as aids in determining grade placement or curriculum/course development for your child/student. You can refer to www.hslda.org for more details on your state’s testing requirements.

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All of our tests can be used by home schools and private schools. The TerraNova can also be used by public schools.

All of our tests can be done on flexible days EXCEPT Stanford Online which is given on Mondays & Tuesdays or Wednesdays & Thursdays.

Form A

IOWA Tests - Complete Battery - Level 11

CAT - California Achievement Test

2nd Edition
TerraNova/CAT 6

Stanford 10


Year Test Was Normed 2005 1986 2005 2007
Grade Levels Available  Grades K-12 Grades 4-12 Grades K-12 Grades 3-12
Online or Paper Format? Paper booklet Paper booklet Paper booklet Online
State Restrictions
Not available for shipment to the listed states or areas for the grades indicated.
Iowa (All Grades)
New Jersey (Level 14/Grade 8)
None Georgia (All Grades)
North Dakota (Grades 2-12)
Wisconsin (Grades 3, 4, 7-12)
Washington, DC (Grades 3-10)
Illinois zip codes 60601-60660
BA or BS Degree Required? Yes No No No
Subjects Covered Reading, Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, and Sources of Information Reading, Language Arts, Math Reading, Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies Reading, Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies
Scope & Sequence IOWA Scope & Sequence CAT Scope & Sequence TerraNova Scope & Sequence Stanford Scope & Sequence
Timed or Untimed Test? K-1 Untimed.
Grades 1-2 (levels 7-8) are untimed except for a portion of the Math Computation test.
Grades 3-12 Timed.
Timed Timed Untimed
Completion Time Estimates
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2½–6 hours over 2-3 days depending on grade level 2½ hours 2-5½ hours over 2-3 days depending on grade level and complete or survey battery 2.75–5.5 hours over 2 days depending on full or abbreviated battery
Lead Time for Ordering* 3 weeks – 5 months Now – 5 months 3 weeks – 5 months 3 weeks – 5 months
Who Can Order? Homeschoolers & private schools Homeschoolers and private schools Homeschoolers, private schools, & public schools Homeschoolers & private schools
Test Agreement Required?** Yes No Yes Yes
Rental Period 21 days 30 days 21 days N/A
Scoring Time Within 2 weeks Within 2 weeks Within 2 weeks 1-2 days
Report Types Available Individual, Class, or School Individual Individual Individual
Sample Test Reports
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IOWA Sample Report CAT Sample Report TerraNova Sample Report Stanford Complete Report
Stanford Abbrev. Report
Test Prep Products Grades K-12 Grades 1-8 Grades K-8 Grades 3-12
Price*** Grades K-2: $39/3-12: $29 $29.00 $40.00 $40.00

*FROM July 1-February 28 ONLY if you want your test order sooner, do the following: For the IOWA and TerraNova, you will have to choose a test date at least 3 weeks from now, but in the comments box on the last page of check-out at the bottom say, “SEND IMMEDIATELY”. After placing your order call 800-542-1066 to confirm we got the message. For the Stanford Online, in the comments box indicate the dates you actually want to test. After placing your order contact our Stanford personnel to confirm the change: Toll-Free Phone: 888-766-0029. E-mail: stanfordonline@setontesting.com.

**This is a one-time event. Product cannot be shipped until Test Agreement Form is signed.

***The price of the standardized test covers the cost of the student test booklets, test administration directions, answer sheets, basic shipping to you, scoring, and posting the test results.

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PSAT, SAT and ACT Information

The Official SAT Study Guide 2016Cracking the PSATYou should be able to obtain registration bulletins from a local high school, community college or a public library.  The registration bulletins list the centers and the dates; please check them for the center most convenient for you.

It is important for Juniors (11th graders) to take the PSAT test, as there are scholarship opportunities based on the results. Most notably, the National Merit Scholarship program uses the PSAT as their benchmark. Ask a local high school for registration.

Current SAT and PSAT test dates and other information may be found at http://www.collegeboard.com/testing

Current ACT test information may be found on the ACT Web site at http://www.act.org

The Internet is by far your best source for information on scholarships and financial aid. Putting in key words such as “scholarship,” or “college tuition help” and the like should gain you a wealth of information.

In preparation for taking the PSAT and the college SAT, we offer Cracking the PSAT, Cracking the New SAT, and The Official SAT Study Guide.